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Definition of the noun airhead

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noun - plural: airheads

  1. a flighty scatterbrained simpleton
  2. a bridgehead seized by airborne troops
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • more generic words: bridgehead / foothold = an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies

Alternative definition of the noun airhead


  1. [pejorative] A silly, foolish or unintelligent person.
  2. [pejorative] An insufferable show off but doesn't really know what he's talking about.
  3. A landing area for aircraft for supplying an operation, military or other, usually temporary.
  4. [military] An area of hostile territory that has been seized by paratroopers or helicopter-based troops to ensure the further landing of troops and/or materiel.


Airhead a.k.a. AirHeads are a tangy, taffy-like, chewy candy manufactured by Perfetti Van Melle in Erlanger, Kentucky, USA. It was created in 1986.


"Airhead" is a young-adult novel by Meg Cabot. It was released on May 13, 2008. The sequel, Being Nikki was released in May 2009 . The third book in the series Runaway has been released as well.

  • language: English Language
  • genre: Young-adult fiction
  • released on (6 years ago)


  1. "Airhead" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  2. "Airhead" is a musical single of Thomas Dolby.
    • released in (27 years ago)


Airhead is a British indie-pop band that achieved some success in the early 1990s, at the tail end of the Madchester music movement.


Airhead is a fictional character from the 1988 film 976-EVIL.


Airhead is de Amerikaanse benaming van de klassieke luchtgekoelde boxermotoren die gebouwd werden door BMW vanaf 1923.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Airhead

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Google previewLeaving the Pigeonhole; A Personal Revolution (2010)

by Valeria Berumen

The Airhead is a character that is primarily seen as incompetent and/or stupid. This person is often the victim of office jokes and is easily made the scapegoat. • The Know It All is the annoying person that believes themselves to be right about ...

Google previewDepartment of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (2011)

As Amended Through April 2010 by Barry Leonard

airhead — 1. A designated area in a hostile or potentially hostile operational area that, when seized and held, ensures the continuous air landing of troops and materiel and provides the maneuver space necessary for projected ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms and Acronyms (2011)

by Us Department Of Defense

airhead line — A line denoting the limits of the objective area for an airborne assault. The airhead line is bounded by assault objectives that are operationally located to ensure that enemy fires cannot be brought to bear on the main objective ...


by hakem saleh

Abdabs Absobloodylutely Ace Action AC/DC Ackers Adam and Eve Aerated Afty Aggro Airhead Airlocked Airy-fairy Aks All Wet All-nighter terror — nerves – irritation absolutely. excellent - Very good excitement bisexual. money believe ...

Google previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

See also airhead; beachhead. bridgehead—(NATO) An area of ground, in a territory occupied or threatened by the enemy, which must be held or at least controlled, so as to permit the continuous embarkation, landing or crossing of troops and ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Slang (2005)

by Jonathon Green

see AIRHEAD n. (1). air-condition v. [ 1930s+] (orig. US) to fill full of holes, often by shooting; thus air-conditioned, full of holes, e.g. air-conditioned socks, [pun on SE ] air ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English (2009)

by Tom Dalzell

a-¡ght | airhead Usage may be literal or figurative. From "alcoholic" (a person addicted to alcohol); the first widely recognized extended usage was "workaholic" (1968). • World is full of chocoholics, as you can see at See's. — San Francisco ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines (1853)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure

an airhead is driven about the middle of the coal, or 15 ft high from the " floor" or bottom of the coal, commencing from the downcast pit The gate-road and air- head ...

Google previewThe Essential Lingo Dictionary (2015)

of Australian words and phrases by John Miller

moon unit An airhead or someone lacking intelligence. moo poo Cow manure. moosh 1. The mouth.

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-ed, bed, bled, bread, bred, dead, dread, Ed, fed, fled, Fred, head, Jed, lead, led, Ned, pled, read, red, redd, said, shed, shred, sled, sped, spread, stead, ted, Ted, thread, tread, wed, zed; abed, ahead, airhead, beachhead, bedspread, ...

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Small photo of Two Views of an Old tool roll carried on an antique Airhead R75 motorcycle for many miles. From back in the days when you could make your own repairs on the road.Small photo of Old tool roll carried on an antique "Airhead" motorcycle for many miles. From back in the days when you could make your own repairs on the road. R75/5 More...

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Scrabble value of A1I1R1H4E1A1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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