Definition of Pudden-head
1. Noun. A person who is not very bright. "The economy, stupid!"
Specialized synonyms: Berk, Blockhead, Bonehead, Dumbass, Dunce, Dunderhead, Fuckhead, Hammerhead, Knucklehead, Loggerhead, Lunkhead, Muttonhead, Numskull, Shithead, Klutz
Generic synonyms: Simple, Simpleton
Derivative terms: Stupid, Stupid
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pudden-head
Literary usage of Pudden-head
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. In and Out of Rebel Prisons by Alonzo Cooper (1888)
"... who was tugging away at the big end of one of these fifty feet pine poles, would rest it on his knees long enough to shout " Louder, old pudden head. ..."
2. Little Visits With Great Americans by Orison Swett Marden (1904)
"Space will not permit of a full list of them, but Roughing It, The Prince and the Pauper, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, and Pudden-Head ..."
3. The Technique of Teaching by Sheldon Emmor Davis (1922)
"(From Pudden- head Wilson's Calendar.) A useful application of Mark Twain's rule just given may be made with reference to good, bad, poor, fine. ..."
4. Personal Identification: Methods for the Identification of Individuals by Harris Hawthorne Wilder, Bert Wentworth (1918)
"... finger prints began to appear in fiction, and in 1894, with his accustomed enterprise, Mark Twain appeared before a larger public with his "Pudden- head ..."