pudding head

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pudding head a person who is not very bright "The economy, stupid!"
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Usage

In literature:

Its body is made of plum-pudding, its wings of holly-leaves, and its head is a raisin burning in brandy.
"Through the Looking-Glass" by Charles Dodgson, AKA Lewis Carroll
The stranger is a tiny, sleepy, rosy old man, with a vacant pudding-face, and a shining bald head.
"The Lock And Key Library" by Various
Mr. Culpepper shook his head, and, taking up a fork and spoon, began to serve a plum-pudding that Miss Garland had just placed on the table.
"Dual Control" by W.W. Jacobs
Mr. Culpepper shook his head, and, taking up a fork and spoon, began to serve a plum-pudding that Miss Garland had just placed on the table.
"Ship's Company, The Entire Collection" by W.W. Jacobs
Could this pudding-headed man be a chap Puffington had got to come and sound him, thought he.
"Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour" by R. S. Surtees
I feel just as if I had got a pudding crust all over my head.
"Held Fast For England" by G. A. Henty
The pony's name was "Napoleon," and the boys called the donkey "Old Pudding-head.
"The Apple Dumpling and Other Stories for Young Boys and Girls" by Unknown
Let us go to the stable, and pay our respects to Napoleon, and Old Pudding-head.
"Aunt Fanny's Story-Book for Little Boys and Girls" by Frances Elizabeth Barrow
At the hunting-ground, seals' heads are to be seen everywhere, like raisins in a pudding.
"Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North" by Fullerton Waldo
Every head was tied up in a tight little night-cap, giving them the appearance of so many little bag puddings.
"An American Girl Abroad" by Adeline Trafton
What about, you pudding-head?
"The Secret of Sarek" by Maurice Leblanc
Soup, fish, chickens, the cold pig's head and a hot plum pudding; what more could two men want?
"The Witch Doctor and other Rhodesian Studies" by Frank Worthington
There is the Pholas Dactylus, which resembles a small, animated sausage with a pudding head.
"Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Jacob Holyoake
Right in where the black rock tips were scattered like the raisins in a pudding he headed her.
"Down the Columbia" by Lewis R. Freeman
He was simply a servant who was commanded to make music for a pudding-headed bishop.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Interviews" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Trot, for the set of pudding-headed blind-eyed moles that you are!
"Shrewsbury" by Stanley J. Weyman
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In news:

The place that started it all, Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, finishes it right with white chocolate chicory stout bread pudding in a honey rum chocolate sauce.
No frogs involved, but these sausages submerged in Yorkshire pudding give the appearance of little heads peeking out of holes.
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