pumpkin head

pumpkin head

1. A dim-witted or unintelligent person; a dolt. Why did I ever hire that pumpkin head? He can't do anything right around here.
2. prison slang A prisoner who has been beaten severely about the face and head; such an attack itself. (So called due to the swelling of the head that results.) No one went near the pumpkin head after his beating from one of the prison gangs, which had served as a warning to the other inmates. Whatever fellow prisoners might do to you, it's the guards you have to look out for. They're very fond of giving a pumpkin head to anyone to who steps out of line.
See also: head, pumpkin
References in classic literature ?
Ozma's my parent, you know, because she built my body and carved my pumpkin head. I'll follow you to the Emerald City to-morrow, where we shall meet again.
"And many a fine gentleman has a pumpkin head, as well as my scarecrow."
Lucia Panzieri's Little Brother Pumpkin Head (9780823435371, $16.95) is illustrated by Samantha Enria and tells of a boy who has a brother on the way.
Definitely something different about Geoff with his pumpkin head and tiny teeth and wooden stare, but people were too polite to ask.
Jack and Sally Skellington, the Grim Reaper and Mr Pumpkin Head will be visiting Dewsbury Market from 11am to 3pm othis Wednesday, Huddersfield Open Market from 11am to 3pm on Thursday and Queensgate Market from 10am - 3pm on October 31.
But kids reflexively volunteered, felt compelled to introspection, to write what they know.) A tiny boy titled a personal essay "Pumpkin Head" because gang initiation entailed kicking a convert until severe swelling occurred.
* (TK Baha DLC) Addressed an issue that could cause the flying pumpkin head to regenerate health in Hallowed Hollow.
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Then he asked me to buy some straw so he could be a scarecrow with a pumpkin head. "He's asked for another big pumpkin this year but I don't know what he's got planned for it this time but I think his sister Ffion will want to try and outdo him this time."
Miami, FL, September 16, 2012 --(PR.com)-- An innovative and effective new product designed to greatly simplify a typically cumbersome underground construction task, Pumpkin Head, has been developed by Timothy Bryant of Appomattox, Virginia.
If you nevah know was them, you would tink, one pumpkin head standing next to Barack Obama--but jus Donut and Edgar.
There was a scarecrow made to look like a noted horror film star, a ghoul lying on the ground biting on its prey, one fashioned by a little girl who had given it her doll's head, a two-headed soccer player, a table-top scarecrow and a scarecrow performing a break dance on its pumpkin head.
Since Boulder has a long tradition of public nudity and no laws on the books against it, the pumpkins, according to the police, would be charged with "indecent exposure," following the legal logic that donning a pumpkin head, as opposed to wearing nothing, makes the remaining bodily exposure "indecent." If convicted of this charge, celebrants would be required to register, for the remainder of their lives, as sex offenders.
Guests quickly gravitated to several activity stations set up around the backyard, including a beanbag toss, spider ring toss, musical pinata, and "pin the spider on the web." Two of the favorite stations were "decorate a pumpkin head" and "doughnut bobbing," recalls Kristen.
As usual, I'd overestimated the size of this bear in the field, but looking at that pumpkin head on the ground, I had no problem with a little ground shrinkage this time around.