egghead

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egghead

slang A derogatory term for an intelligent, studious person. How did that egghead get elected to the homecoming court over me? I'm worried that people will think I'm an egghead because I won so many academic awards.

egghead

n. an intellectual person. The eggheads aren’t exactly taking over the world.
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Significant works in history need to be supported by evidence which is accepted by egg-heads outside the confines of our country.
"Hello, Jews!" she cries with delight, addressing a group of two-foot-tall rounded creatures with egg-heads, who don't speak so much as chirp.
Details 01248 714795, nationaltrust.org.uk 6 Eggheads quiz, Loggerheads Country Park, Mold, tomorrow till April 15, 10am-4pm Enjoy a walk around the park and pick up an egg-heads sheet from Clwydian Range Centre then return the completed quiz to Caffi Florence for an Easter treat.
Finally, here's a literary Christmas joke for any egg-heads who may be reading this.
I am quite sure he could take on the Egg-heads single-handedly.
Now egg-heads have discovered they are wasting their time.
The black box may have its egg-heads, but they rely heavily on technology.
AFTER Dolly the sheep, the egg-heads up at the Roslin Institute have brought us super chicken.
But there wasn't an abundance of egg-heads going about analysing us.
For a start there is the name, with Q7 being surely the most uninspired moniker that any team of marketing egg-heads could conceivably come up with.
School's triumphant pupils prove they are egg-heads: Triumphant Bedwas High School pupils celebrated after winning the egg-carrying challenge - just minutes after smashing their first egg on the technology centre's new carpet.
But their visual effects egg-heads have some new tricks.
The 30 science egg-heads have been plucked from four Nuneaton secondary schools to develop their skills in the labs at Coventry University.
The egg-heads made more blunders when asked to do simple tasks such as map- reading, checking the oil in their cars and tying a child's shoe laces.
And this is what so enrages the egg-heads in the Tory Party.