airhead

American English offensive!
This page is about the slang term airhead.

Meaning: 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!

Variety: 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