blockheadism

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

blockhead +‎ -ism

NounEdit

blockheadism (countable and uncountable, plural blockheadisms)

  1. The character or behaviour of a blockhead; stupidity.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Carlyle to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 24 August 2013, at 13:30