Definition of Boneheaded

1. Adjective. (used informally) stupid.




Definition of Boneheaded

1. Adjective. (slang) like a bonehead ¹

2. Adjective. (slang) like something a bonehead would do ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boneheaded

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Boneheaded

boneblacks
boned
boned up
bonedigger
bonediggers
bonedog
bonedogs
bonedry
boneen
boneens
bonefish
bonefishes
bonefishing
bonefishings
bonehead
boneheaded
boneheadedness
boneheads
bonehouse
bonehouses
boneless
boneless lean beef trimmings
bonelessly
bonelessness
bonelet
bonelike
bonemarrow
bonemarrows
bonemeal
bonemeals

Literary usage of Boneheaded

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1915)
"... that the Reclamation Service was composed largely of boneheaded incompetents whose ignorance was equalled only by their assumption of autocratic powers. ..."

2. What I Saw in America by Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1922)
"There are a great many Franco-American resemblances which the practical Anglo- Saxons are of course too hard-headed (or boneheaded) to see. ..."

3. My Tiny Life: Crime and Passion in a Virtual World by Julian Dibbell (1998)
"... any players too green to know they had to type open door before exiting would find their boneheaded, nose-flattening collision with the pane announced ..."

4. Gunner Depew by Albert N. Depew (1918)
"... so unusual — a boneheaded German. There was a lot of bamboo near the Russian barracks, and the Russians made baskets out of it and turned them in to the ..."

5. In the Alaska-Yukon Game-lands by John A. McGuire (1921)
"... me the yearling elk, deer or any other wild animal that would exhibit such boneheaded- ness! It was just such doings as this that made me think that ..."

6. A Diplomatic Diary by Hugh Gibson (1917)
"It was finally discovered that some boneheaded clerk had sent it by mail—a matter of three days. It was fished out of the military post office, ..."

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