Foolish vs Chowderheaded - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between foolish and chowderheaded
is that foolish
is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise while chowderheaded
is stupid; foolish; lacking in common sense.
Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
*:As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish , but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
Resembling or characteristic of a fool.
*:It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish .
Stupid; foolish; lacking in common sense.
* 1851: Herman Melville, Moby Dick [http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Moby_Dick:_Chapters_11-15#CHAPTER_15]
* 2003: Norman Kelley, A Phat Death: Or, the Last Days of Noir Soul [http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN1888451483&id=mc09avXt4fsC&pg=PA120&lpg=PA120&dq=chowderheaded&sig=4XrZXg1YK7RQ0wZI2X_PzbQn35U]
- We resumed business; and while plying our spoons in the bowl, thinks I to myself, I wonder now if this here has any effect on the head? What’s that stultifying saying about chowder-headed people?
- Taliferro had launched a glossy magazine called Da Niggarati'', subtitled: ''For Dem Who Know Who Dey Be ...If it was expensive and could be afforded by the average chowderheaded Negro, then it went into the magazine.