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English noun: hammerhead

1. hammerhead (person) a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence

Synonymsblockhead, bonehead, dumbass, dunce, dunderhead, fuckhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, lunkhead, muttonhead, numskull, shithead

Broader (hypernym)dolt, dullard, pillock, poor fish, pudden-head, pudding head, stupe, stupid, stupid person

2. hammerhead (artifact) the striking part of a hammer

Broader (hypernym)head

Part holonympeen

Part meronymhammer

3. hammerhead (animal) medium-sized live-bearing shark with eyes at either end of a flattened hammer-shaped head; worldwide in warm waters; can be dangerous

Synonymshammerhead shark

Broader (hypernym)shark

Narrower (hyponym)bonnet shark, bonnethead, shovelhead, smalleye hammerhead, smooth hammerhead, Sphyrna tiburo, Sphyrna tudes, Sphyrna zygaena

Member meronymgenus Sphyrna, Sphyrna

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