[ UK /ˈɛɡhɛd/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɡˌhɛd/ ]
NOUN
  1. an intellectual; a very studious and academic person
    in spite of her love of reading she denied being an egghead
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How To Use egghead In A Sentence

  • Now, the forecaster is the egghead of the newsroom. NYT > Home Page
  • I was the egghead from academia who got in because the rules had changed.
  • Dex was an egghead, not a stallion, and he was bound to be a dud. LADY BE GOOD
  • His new, meticulously researched history scopes out the role eggheads have played at the White House since 1960.
  • It all began in 1981, when he was still a young egghead musician on the junior faculty at Yale University.
  • Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer appears in a game called Egg Attack, launched by a Swiss multimedia company Cultimedia as an "egghead" target (see photo).
  • So higher education eggheads, take a stroll, whistle a few bars of gaudeamus igitur, and we'll be back with you in a mo. Crib sheet 20.07.10
  • So higher education eggheads, take a stroll, whistle a few bars of gaudeamus igitur, and we'll be back with you in a mo. Crib sheet 20.07.10
  • The eggheads in intelligence dropped the ball, but the warrior types are ready to make up for it.
  • As researchers show how the two diseases are very much alike, I'm waiting with bated breath to see what kind of biological differences, if any, these eggheads might find.
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