pinhead

An outraged Griffy tells Zippy that Bill O’Reilly has turned pinhead into a derogatory word:

Of course, we’re in Dingburg here, where being a Pinhead is just normal. Outside of Dingburg, OED3 (July 2009) tells us, a pinhead is:

colloq. derogatory. A person with an abnormally small head; (fig.) a stupid or foolish person.

With cites from 1896 (George Ade) on.

 

One Response to “pinhead”

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    […] In Freaks, Schlitzie and two other microcephalics are referred to as pinheads. (The connection to Zippy the Pinhead is pretty […]

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