Oilhead - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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A motorcycle engine that is partially or fully cooled by oil (as opposed to air). After switching from an airhead to an oilhead, I could never go back—this bike runs so much better all around!
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n. a drunkard; an alcoholic. Paul gave the oilhead a quarter, knowing it would be spent on cheap wine.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Planetoid performs with Das Muerte, Lenkadu and Oilhead
beginning at 9 p.m.
Combine that with a straightforward set of forks at the front - none of the groundbreaking paralevers at the front, as used on the Ks and oilhead
Rs - and the first impression might be of a conventional, even conservative bike.
can be heard talking to thin air or muttering to themselves, apparently in the belief that private wishes so expressed will come true, even at the cost of other people's welfare and mild violation of the laws of physics.