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Pinhead

noun
1.
An ignorant or foolish person.  Synonyms: boob, booby, dope, dumbbell, dummy.
2.
The head of a pin.






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"Pinhead" Quotes from Famous Books



... When they sat to him, they sometimes assumed expressions which greatly amazed the artist; one tried to express melancholy; another, meditation; a third wanted to make her mouth appear small on any terms, and puckered it up to such an extent that it finally looked like a spot about as big as a pinhead. And in spite of all this, they demanded of him good likenesses and unconstrained naturalness. The men were no better: one insisted on being painted with an energetic, muscular turn to his head; another, with upturned, inspired eyes; a lieutenant of the guard demanded that Mars should be visible ...
— Taras Bulba and Other Tales • Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

... genius. His hands were clever despite the dirty nails. They could fashion pinhead cameras and three-gram electroscopes or balances capable of measuring the pressure of electronic impacts. As a laboratory assistant he was unbeatable. If only he wouldn't answer every statement or question ...
— Empire • Clifford Donald Simak



Words linked to "Pinhead" :   pin, head, dope, booby, boob, simpleton, simple



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