Meaning of sheepshead


Pronunciation: (shēps'hed"), [key]
— pl. -head, -heads
  1. a deep-bodied, black-banded food fish, Archosargus probatocephalus, living along the Atlantic coast of the U.S.
  2. a freshwater drum, Aplodinotus grunniens, of eastern North America.
  3. sheephead.
  4. Also calledan earlier and simpler form of skat.
  5. a foolish or stupid person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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