Green’s Dictionary of Slang

fuckhead n.

[fuck n. (1) + -head sfx (1)]

1. a fool, a complete idiot; the use of fuck merely intensifies the disdain by its own taboo status; esp. as a term of address.

L. Bergman I cannot see their faces and keep silent 34: Get over there, you dumb bastard, Keep in step, you fuckhead, Hold that rifle up, you turd.
[US]L. Bruce Essential Lenny Bruce 97: A shitkickuh, a dumb fuckhead.
[Aus]Tharunka (Sydney) 8 Nov. 27/2: ‘All right, mother, just this once... what’s the fine, brainless?’ ‘Fine, sir?’ ‘Fee, damage, plunder, profit, cost, FUCKHEAD, COST’.
[US](con. 1949) J.G. Dunne True Confessions (1979) 91: Serve that fuckhead right.
Tracks (Sydney) Oct. 5 n.p.: I’d finally like to wrap it up by saying that this dickwitted fuckhead has obviously, in my opinion, been brainwashed by all the American propaganda bullshit he sees on TV.
[US]T. Wolfe Bonfire of the Vanities 41: Yo! Fuckhead!
[US](con. 1967) E. Spencer Welcome to Vietnam (1989) 113: It is obviously distressing to those two fuckheads to have to eat next to someone dressed the way I am.
[US]A. Rodriguez Spidertown (1994) 73: The cop beside him smacked him on the arm. ‘You fuckhead. Moron.’.
[UK]Guardian Editor 11 June 11: Jackie Collin’s favourite word is ‘fuckhead’.
J. Pluss Jumping Fences 52: You look at me like that again and I’ll move your scrotum to where your face is, fuckhead.
‘Python Bonkers’ A Million Little Pieces of Feces 80: [...] ungodly, unholy, unprincipled, unrighteous, wicked, pagan . . . fuckhead!
[Aus]P. Temple Truth 75: You’re not dealing with crminal masterminds here [...] You’re dealing with fuckheads.
[US] M. McBride Frank Sinatra in a Blender [ebook] Yep [...] That’s what that fuckhead called him.
[UK]‘Aidan Truhen’ Price You Pay 159: [H]is anger kinda resonates with the same kind of particular miserable underpaid fuckhead.
[US]C. Hiaasen Squeeze Me 69: The unreliable fuckhead couldn’t be trusted to keep quiet.
[Aus]A. Nette Orphan Road 132: ‘What are you waiting for, fuckhead? [...] Get it over with’.

2. in attrib. use of sense 1.

Picture (Sydney) 4 Dec. 59/1: Recently I celebrated my 18th birthday in the watchhouse because my fuckhead brother got bust by the cops for a pipe in his car, which was his.
[Aus]J.J. DeCeglie Drawing Dead [ebook] I blew a hundred [...] betting random horses on a jag-off run of epic fuckhead proportions.
[US]L. Berney Whiplash River [ebook] Did those fuckhead Americans think they were going to pull this off?
[US](con. 1962) J. Ellroy Enchanters 181: ‘[H]er puerile fixation on fuckhead criminals’.