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A stupid or stubborn person:‘only a butthead would drive a car like that’
- ‘Why would he would need to be sorry (well, besides the fact that he's been acting like a total butthead lately).’
- ‘It's four o'clock in the freaking morning, you little butthead!’
- ‘"Stop compulsively lying to me, butthead," obviously didn't work.’
- ‘He makes me smile even when he's being a butthead.’
- ‘Do you want Jay and the buttheads to come?’
- ‘Smoker or not, you'll always be a butt head.’
- ‘I can't believe that butthead got voted back in.’
- ‘Carol Ann turned into a butthead towards the end of the class, freaking out, not wanting to leave, etc etc.’
- ‘The butthead that had been riding his bumper sped past, temporarily burying the car in a lake of flying water.’
- ‘I don't see him turning into a butthead.’
- ‘I think I should say I dumped you for being a butthead.’
- ‘My theory is: they're buttheads.’
- ‘What's more, it doesn't mean I forgave Rosie for being a butthead yesterday.’
- ‘When she's not being a butthead, she's awfully cute.’
- ‘It's entirely possible that I have the cutest sister in creation, even if she is a butthead from time to time.’
- ‘Now make like a tree… and go buy it, buttheads.’
- ‘She hears the buttheads in the cheap seats say she's choking under pressure.’
- ‘And speaking of aggressive passivity, there's the bane of my existence… the "yes, butthead."’
- ‘Dear, dear, I enjoy my little butterflies, but you've quite progressed from a butterfly into a butthead.’
- ‘The poor guy's Directory listing describes him as an "award winning designer and iconoclast butthead."’
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