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Definition of loggerhead:

  1. A blockhead; a dunce; a numskull.
  2. A spherical mass of iron, with a long handle, used to heat tar.
  3. A very large marine turtle ( Thalassochelys caretta, caouana), common in the warmer parts of the Atlantic Ocean, from Brazil to Cape Cod; - called also logger- headed turtle.
  4. An American shrike ( Lanius Ludovicianus), similar to the butcher bird, but smaller. See Shrike.
  5. An upright piece of round timber, in a whaleboat, over which a turn of the line is taken when it is running out too fast.

Synonyms:

bonehead, hammerhead shark, fuckhead, dunce, knucklehead, hammerhead, numskull, loggerhead turtle, blockhead, Caretta Caretta, lunkhead, shithead, dumbass, dunderhead, muttonhead.

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