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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.

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.
References in classic literature ?
But therein, as I found, dwelt now John Field, an Irishman, and his wife, and several children, from the broad-faced boy who assisted his father at his work, and now came running by his side from the bog to escape the rain, to the wrinkled, sibyl-like, cone-headed infant that sat upon its father's knee as in the palaces of nobles, and looked out from its home in the midst of wet and hunger inquisitively upon the stranger, with the privilege of infancy, not knowing but it was the last of a noble line, and the hope and cynosure of the world, instead of John Field's poor starveling brat.
The ongoing issue of the X Factor's cone-head twins John and Edward Grimes, pictured right, is the only party in town.
The Long-Winged Cone-head, which is bright green with long, brown antennae, was found in Brueton Park.
But because they were substantially less dense (lighter for the same volume) than the wrapped lead they were intended to replace, you still had to add weight to the hook shank or your leader to help cone-head patterns reach bottom.
Storylines include a little girl lost in an alternative dimension, a time-travelling murderer, an astronaut who spends a lifetime in orbit and an alien invasion complete with cone-headed extra-terrestrials.
Storylines, based on the originals, range from a little girl lost in an alternate dimension to a time travelling murderer, an astronaut who spends a lifetime in orbit, and an alien invasion (complete with cone-headed ETs).
Thrown into this terrifying mix are the adorable Nomes - cone-headed creatures who require a big hug.
The unveiling of the cone-headed craft dubbed Dragon V2 occurred Thursday evening at the Southern California headquarters of Musk's company, SpaceX.
Her new show, Living & Dying, at The Caves, features characters such as Jason the very rich tiger, and cone-headed Custard Flannigan, who plants seeds of doubt in people's minds.
He was kneeling before the cone-headed bishop who was intoning: 'You are a priest forever of the order of Melchizedek' (Psalm 110:4 and Hebrews 5:6).
Seeking a cooler climate, Gustafer Yellowgold is a little, yellow colored, cone-headed being that comes to Earth from his home on the Sun and has a knack for making friends with such diverse folks as Forrest Applecrumbie (a smartly dressed pterodactyl) with whom he builds a home in the Michigan woods.
But there was a break with children's TV when he appeared in Dave Allen at Large (1972-75), poking fun at life, death and religion, as the cone-headed bishop and the Mexican leader of the firing squad.
While there had been notable attempts in past decades to cover entertainment--Tom Pryor, for example--more recently, under figures like former Sunday Arts & Leisure editor John Rockwell, readers were fed a diet of fine-arts coverage and cone-headed film pieces.
At the fag-end of 13 empty weeks we suffered cone-headed carrot top Rex boasting about his "tremendous achievement".
He was kneeling before the cone-headed bishop who was intoning: "You are a priest forever of the order of Melchizedek" (Psalm 110:4; and Hebrews 5:6).