Definition of chowderhead in English:



North American
  • A stupid person.

    • ‘I think I just coined ‘Better Blown Up Than Grown Up’ to describe the new crop of anti-war chowderheads, and their childish slogans.’
    • ‘Besides, what chowderhead keeps cracking his bubble gum near the microphone all the time, anyway?’
    • ‘These chowderheads can't seem to get it through their tiny brains that they're dealing with a legal problem now, not a PR problem.’
    • ‘Film can certainly be a creative medium, but for the most part, it is a cookie cutter business churning out whatever stuff this week's gang of fifteen year old chowderheads will line up to see.’
    idiot, ass, halfwit, nincompoop, blockhead, buffoon, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, cretin, imbecile, dullard, moron, simpleton, clod
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Mid 19th century: probably a variant of early 17th-century jolter-head ‘thickheaded person’.