from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Vulgar Slang An inept, foolish, or contemptible person.
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- n. A stupid or contemptible person.
- n. A card game, the aim of which is to lose one's cards
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
“Gentlemen,” said Skinny, “I want the record to show I have never in my life been called a shithead, not since I was a young boy.”
Reportedly, during a Senate Republican luncheon, when a colleague demanded an apology because McCain had called him a "shithead," McCain responded: "I apologize, but you're still a shithead."
Although Lindh was seriously wounded, starving, freezing, and exhausted, U.S. soldiers blindfolded and handcuffed him naked, scrawled "shithead" across the blindfold, duct-taped him to a stretcher for days in an unheated and unlit shipping container, threatened him with death, and posed with him for pictures.
Apparently, in their world, calling Mr. Sidarth a "shithead" is somehow acceptable.
Victim, i was on your side until you called Marcuse a 'shithead' ... surely as a self-proclaimed 'Marxist' you can see the worth in many of the Gramscian concepts presented in one-dimensional man?
I was ruder than I should have been with the "shithead" comment.
The Family Ties star and manic blogger is calling people "shithead" and "human waste" for spamming her Twitter homepage, unaware she's seeing a new feature announced over a month ago.
• Hoder: A strong majority of this 'shithead' have chosen this man to run their country.
The more traditional designations for the scum of the earth such as "shithead", "schmuck" and "fucking asshole" are being cast aside in favor of this more exotic epitaph.
Why I totally get it to an extent and then go, yeah, but after that point it seems to be used to either make a) you feel like a shithead or b) make someone else in your life feel like a shithead which is ironic since you're supposed to maintain that blessed positivity in face of F'ING everything.