lughead

lughead

slang A bumbling, foolish person, especially a man. Sometimes used endearingly. A: "Jonathan said he'd handle getting the servers up and running again." B: "That lughead couldn't fix a server if his life depended on it!" Ah, come here and give me a hug, you big lughead!
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lughead

n. a stupid person. (Also a term of address.) Hey, lughead! Watch where you are going.
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Camilleri surrounds Montalbano with a motley cast of recurring characters, among them: Free Channel newscaster Nicolo Zito, whose leftist politics are simpatico with the inspector's; lughead Catarella, who mangles every crucial communication meant for Montalbano; and informer Gege, who manages The Pasture, a sort of open-air bordello where tricks are turned and drugs are dealt under cover of night.
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being run and populated by morons and lugheads 500 years from now doesn't seem that far off given our current circumstances, which is why Mike Judge's "Idiocracy" is absolutely a satire for its time.