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gumby

1. slang A tall, angled haircut visually similar to the head of the Claymation character Gumby. Particularly popular among young African-American men in the hip hop community in the 1980s and '90s. Did you know that your uncle had the gumby back in the '80s?
2. slang A very inexperienced and clumsy rock climber. Oh man, I bet those gumbies end up hurting themselves before the day is over.
3. slang One who is flexible. Danielle is basically Gumby, so I bet she can do that yoga pose. Above all else, a good leader needs to be like Gumby—able to change their plan on a moment's notice if a problem arises.

gumbyhead

slang Someone whose actions are typically silly or stupid. Geez, he keeps pulling on a door that's clearly marked "push"—what a gumbyhead.

gumby

(ˈgəmbi)
n. a tall, squared-off and slanting haircut that looks like the Gumby character’s head. Ted got sent to the principal’s office because of his gumby.

gumbyhead

(ˈgəmbihɛd)
n. someone who does stupid things like the character, Gumby. Don’t be a gumbyhead. Don’t drink and drive.
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