Sentence Examples


  • His father was called Bonaccio, most probably a nickname with the ironical meaning of "a good, stupid fellow," while to Leonardo himself another nickname, Bigollone (dunce, blockhead), seems to have been given.
  • At another time Clarke on looking out at the window saw a grave blockhead approaching the house; upon which he cried out, "Boys, boys, be wise; here comes a fool."
  • His choice rhetoric stigmatized the dean of St Patrick's as assheaded, a blockhead who cared only for his kitchen and his belly.
  • She must be shown that the blockhead thinks nothing of her and looks only at Bourienne.
  • "Oh, tell that blockhead," he said in reply to the question from the Registrar's Department, "that he should remain to guard his documents.

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