- s (used informally) stupid
- In The Vertical Smile he mocks a handsome and vacuous presidential hopeful, Duncan Mulligan, who must be the crookedest, most wooden-headed and hypocritical Wall Street lawyer not .
- Sir: Flat, wooden-headed, with money and a monkey wrench in the middle of everything: Vin Giuliani has certainly captured the essence of the Middle American!.
- Rowan Williams in The Guardian
Rowan Williams told a congregation at Canterbury Cathedral that "wooden-headed bureaucratic silliness" combined with a "well-meaning and completely misplaced anxiety about giving offence to non-Christians" should not be mistaken for...