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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A dull or slow-witted person.
Short for lunkhead, from lunk (a blend of lump + hunk) + head. Earliest documented use: 1867.
“Bob ... being a lunk, he stumbles into a trap.”
Hitler’s Hit Parade; The New Yorker; Jan 10, 2005.
See more usage examples of lunk in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Will people ever be wise enough to refuse to follow bad leaders or to take away the freedom of other people? -Eleanor Roosevelt, diplomat, author, and lecturer (11 Oct 1884-1962)