This page is about the slang term airhead

American English offensive!


a silly, stupid person

For example

  • Joel says only airheads watch the shopping channel.

  • Just because I'm a blonde woman who likes shopping and going to the gym some people call me an airhead, and I'm not!


This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

If you call someone an airhead, they'll probably feel

a. pleased

b. insulted

c. amused

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Contributor: Matt Errey