Definition of Fathead

1. Noun. A man who is a stupid incompetent fool.

Exact synonyms: Bozo, Cuckoo, Goof, Goofball, Goose, Jackass, Twat, Zany
Generic synonyms: Fool, Muggins, Sap, Saphead, Tomfool
Derivative terms: Goof, Goofy, Goosey, Goosy, Zany, Zany



Definition of Fathead

1. n. A cyprinoid fish of the Mississippi valley (Pimephales promelas); -- called also black-headed minnow.

Definition of Fathead

1. Noun. (derogatory) An idiot; a fool. ¹

2. Noun. (zoology) A cyprinoid fish of the Mississippi valley, ''Pimephales promelas'', the black-headed minnow. ¹

3. Noun. (zoology) A labroid food fish of California; the redfish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fathead

1. a dolt [n -S] - See also: dolt

Medical Definition of Fathead

1. A cyprinoid fish of the Mississippi valley (Pimephales promelas). Synonym: black-headed minnow. A labroid food fish of California; the redfish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Fathead

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The fathead minnow Pimephales prometas is quite sensitive to toxic agents. Six days before exposure to lunar material, a spill of sodium hypo- chlorite in ..."

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