Dickhead etymology


English word dickhead comes from English head, English dick

Etymology of dickhead

Detailed word origin of dickhead

Dictionary entry Language Definition
head English (en) (fishing) To remove the head from a fish.. (intransitive) To form a head.. (intransitive) To move in a specified direction.. (intransitive) To originate; to spring; to have its course, as a river.. (obsolete) To behead; to decapitate.. (transitive) To be in command of. (See also head up.). (transitive) To strike with the head; as in soccer, to head the ball. To cut off the top of; to lop [...]
dick English (en) (obsolete) A declaration. (uncommon, US, slang) A detective. (slang, vulgar) To mistreat or take advantage of somebody (with around).. (slang, vulgar) To waste time, to goof off (with around).. (slang, vulgar, of a man) To have sexual intercourse with. (countable, British, US, vulgar, slang, pejorative) A highly contemptible person.. (countable, and, uncountable, vulgar, slang) The penis.. [...]
dickhead English (en) (vulgar, colloquial) The glans penis.. (vulgar, colloquial, pejorative) A jerk; a mean or rude person.. (vulgar, colloquial, pejorative) A stupid or useless person.

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