shithead etymology

English word shithead comes from English head, English shit

Detailed word origin of shithead

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
head English (eng) (fishing) To remove the head from a fish.. (intransitive) To form a head.. (intransitive) To move in a specified direction.. (intransitive) To originate; to spring; to have its course, as a river.. (obsolete) To behead; to decapitate.. (transitive) To be in command of. (See also head up.). (transitive) To strike with the head; as in soccer, to head the ball. To cut off the top of; to lop [...]
shit English (eng) (vulgar) Expression of worry, failure, shock, etc., often at something seen for the first time or remembered immediately before using this term.. (vulgar) To show displeasure or surprise. (countable, colloquial, vulgar) An instance of defecation.. (countable, colloquial, vulgar, in the plural, definite) (the shits) diarrhea.. (countable, uncountable, colloquial, vulgar) Solid excretory [...]
shithead English (eng) (pejorative, slang, vulgar) A stupid or contemptible person.. (uncountable, vulgar) A card game, the aim of which is to lose one's cards.

Words with the same origin as shithead

Descendants of shit
faced shoot