Blockheadism Block"head*ism, n. That which characterizes a blockhead; stupidity. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • blockheadism — block·head·ism …   English syllables

  • blockheadism — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ˌizəm noun ( s) : the stupidity of or that might be expected of a blockhead …   Useful english dictionary

  • blockhead — blockheaded, adj. blockheadedly, adv. blockheadedness, n. blockheadism, n. /blok hed /, n. 1. a stupid, doltish person; dunce. 2. Obs. a piece of wood in the shape of a head, used as a block for hats or wigs. [1540 50; BLOCK + HEAD] Syn. 1. fool …   Universalium