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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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"His teacher drew two eggs with Humpty Dumpty faces and wrote 'Jeremy is a double egghead'."
It will see Vine scouring the UK for one male and one female contestant to join the brainy Eggheads line-up.
GAME show contestant James Robinson vowed to carry on quizzing after making a little piece of history on Eggheads last night.
How would you fare as a contestant on revenge of the egghead? I OFTEN think about this because I try to answer the questions in my own head, and I would be terrible at it.
In my interpretation, young Samuel already has realized the absurdity of life, and the eggheads are embryonic ideas for the characters he will create.
Rednecks, Eggheads and Blackfellas is a white woman's story of her journeys over many different terrains: the terrain of the Academy and its rationalities, the `outback' topographies of Northern Australia, and the cultural terrain of the blackfella, the anthropologist and the redneck.
It was December 2000 when officials at Egghead.com learned that a hacker had attacked the company's computer systems.
Egghead.com is a leading Internet direct marketer of technology and related products.
Egghead made headlines in 1997 when the technology products retailer made one of the first radical moves of the Internet economy, announcing it would close all 195 of its Egghead Software brick-and-mortar stores nationwide and take its retail operations online -- Egghead.com -- to try to end run around competition from computer superstores.
"Newspapers are a very important vehicle in reaching our customers," said Bari Abdul, Egghead .com's senior vice president of marketing.
Computer software retailer Egghead reported that it received 14 million hits on its three Web sites during its fourth quarter, which ended in March.
Saying he wants to devote himself full time to getting Christians elected to public office, that blue-eyed uber-Christian egghead, Ralph Reed, has left his job as head of the Christian Coalition.
Another example is Egghead of Issaquah, Washington (http:// www.egghead.corn), a nationwide chain of computer equipment retail outlets.
egghead. True, he teaches undergraduate and graduate-level courses at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.