Definition of pinheaded in English:



  • Stupid; foolish.

    • ‘In one of these scenes, the portrait of the emperor has been recarved rather awkwardly to represent his successor Nerva, resulting in a somewhat disproportionate pinheaded effect.’
    • ‘I thought better of it, until I saw him on the monitor re-hashing the show nearly two years after the fact with the show's trio of pinheaded yobos.’
    • ‘New York night life in all its true, hilarious, horrific, poignant and pinheaded glory.’
    • ‘There's something wistfully pinheaded about deliberative democracy - it sounds a lot like law school.’
    • ‘As the endlessly sweet but slightly pinheaded stewardess-to-be Donna, She is yum-yum-yummy in a procession of miniskirts, bikinis, halter tops and other wardrobe choices that make the most of her lithe legginess.’
    • ‘The last picture, a deadpan rear view of a pinheaded clown with large, circular ears, looks convincingly like a collaboration between Philip and Don.’
    • ‘Yes, ‘uh’, you pinheaded embodiment of the word ‘carelessness’.’
    • ‘There was no way of knowing whether the pinheaded agent had managed to get anything worthwhile.’
    • ‘As one particularly pinheaded TV critic put it, ‘Because of his primary contribution to the medium, he is likely to only be mourned by his family and colleagues.’’
    • ‘I'm a pinheaded businessperson so I'm waiting for the PowerPoint slides.’
    • ‘Scooter could be a pinheaded figure doing yoga, but could also be offering up a large round rump.’
    • ‘How the hell did you get into Hillsdale with this kind of pinheaded thinking?’
    • ‘He was, to be sure, was a loose cannon given to pinheaded statements urging laity to not go to Mass.’
    foolish, stupid, unintelligent, idiotic, brainless, mindless, witless, imbecilic, imbecile, doltish
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