AskDefine | Define shithead

Dictionary Definition

shithead n : these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence [syn: dunce, dunderhead, numskull, blockhead, bonehead, lunkhead, hammerhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, muttonhead, fuckhead]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

From shit + head

Pronunciation

/ˈʃɪthɛd/

Noun

  1. In the context of "pejorative|slang": A stupid or contemptible person.
  2. A card game, the aim of which is to lose one's cards

Translations

stupid or contemptible person

Extensive Definition

Shithead can refer to:
  • Shithead -- a descriptive noun for a certain type of person, implying ignorance, narrowmindedness, lack of respect for others with an element of cruelty and/or lack of intelligence. Generally considered vulgar and insulting
  • Shithead -- name of dog owned by Navin R. Johnson (Steve Martin) in the film "The Jerk" (1979)
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