1. a fool, an incompetent.
|Farm (1968) 168: You’re such a God Damn Dickhead about the way you think life oughta be.|
|Glass Canoe (1982) 16: I called him a dickhead, but he doesn’t know what he’s doing when he’s real full.|
|Train to Hell 80: Taking all that money off them dick-heads for performing that rubbish!|
|Secret World of the Irish Male (1995) 137: The man was clearly a drooling troglodyte [...] he really wanted to insult me, for some reason, this dribblingly delerious little Donegal dickhead.|
|Dead Point (2008) [ebook] Rioss rounded up [...] McCallum, a dickhead, and a lad called [...] Ionides, an even bigger dunce.|
|Davey Darling 23: Though he was the Old Man’s best mate, I always had him figured for a bit of a dickhead.|
|Cherry Pie [ebook] ‘All these idiots making stupid comedies about ocker dickheads’.|
|Alphaville (2011) 315: I’ve seen good cops get set up by these IAB dickheads.|
|Thrill City [ebook] Not the fucken house, you dickhead, the pen.|
|Good Girl Stripped Bare 176: Dickheads who look down at their mobile phones while walking along the footpath.|
2. attrib. use of sense 1.
|Snitch Jacket 94: My gut’s sending me the message you’re a dickhead, but [...] this ain’t a dickhead bar.|
3. a general term of abuse.
|Green Berets 238: ‘Who is that little dickhead?’ ‘That is my counterpart, the camp commander, Captain Nim.’.|
|Foxes (1980) 43: Hey, dickhead?|
|Close Pursuit (1988) 118: Got us a hymie cocksucker, ain’t we, dickhead?|
|Candy 80: Cocaine made dickheads into bigger, louder dickheads.|
|Turning (2005) 167: A hole, dickhead.‘Sand’ in|
|Private Eye 7-20 Jan. 26/3: get ya finger out of bogbrush’s arse and fuck off back to england dickhead [lower case sic].|
4. something problematic.
|in In the Life (1972) 165: But this bit here, man, aw, it’s a dickhead.|
|Sixteenth Round 319: The verdict was the dickhead that really seemed to blow Hogan’s mind the most.|
|(con. 1968) Citadel (1989) 295: This Goddamn adrenalin high was a dickhead.|