Egghead - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeɡhed|  American pronunciation of the word egghead
Brit.  |ˈɛɡhɛd|  British pronunciation of the word egghead

noun

- an intellectual; a very studious and academic person

in spite of her love of reading she denied being an egghead

Examples

He dismissed all scientists as a bunch of eggheads.

...the unlikely marriage between a literary egghead and a Hollywood sex symbol...

in spite of her love of reading she denied being an egghead

The guys josh him and call him an egghead.

Word forms

noun
singular: egghead
plural: eggheads
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