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conehead

1. A stupid person. Did you hear that guy's ridiculous question? Geez, what a conehead.
2. Someone who is very intelligent, but with very narrow interests. Smart as he is, I doubt he'll be able to help you change your tire—he's a real conehead.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

conehead

1. n. a fool; an oaf. You can be pretty much of a conehead yourself sometimes, you know.
2. n. an intellectual; a pointy-head. They build fences around universities to keep the coneheads in.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"I couldn't tell how big he was or even if he had arms or legs, all I remember is his big cone head and his beautiful, ginormous eyes.
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A cone head, or bead head, is one of the first ways anglers added weight to their flies.
The show was created by Joanne and Michael Cole, who also created Bod and starred various paper animals including Fingermouse, made up of a grey paper cone head with paper ears and whiskers with a grey glove for the body.
We call this the four P'S of processing: the Placer positions the digital sensor correctly; the Pointer handles the x-ray unit and aims the cone head to ensure a quality image; the Pusher captures the image, runs the computer, creates the postmortem file and charts during the exam; and the Provider accomplishes the dental exam and compares the antemortem and postmortem records to make a positive ID.
Tony Fox from Greenside took a 13lb 10oz on a black Cone Head, Stuart O'Dell from Stanhope had an 11lb 11oz rainbow on a Cat's Whisker and A Turnbull from Consett hooked a 10lb 14oz on a Black Zonker.
The Long-Winged Cone head was then spotted in Lavender Hall Park in Balsall Common.
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The buoyancy of the hair and its resistance to sinking, not the weight of the cone head, turns the fly over and causes it to ride hook point up.
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Other double-figure fish were recorded by David Simpson of Bishop Auckland (15lb 4oz on a Bloodworm), Dave Cardwell from Darlington (14lb 6oz on a Black Daddy), Harry Rowland of Richmond (13lb 8oz on a Viva), Paul Hull of Evenwood (10lb 13oz on an Olive Cone Head) and Shildon angler Andrew Raw (10lb 5oz on a White Nomad).
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