dull-wit|ted

dull-wit|ted
dull-wit|ted «DUHL WIHT ihd», adjective.
stupid: »

The trick at this point is to create just enough confusion to get the dull-witted to sharpen up their minds (New Yorker).

dull´-wit´ted|ness, noun.

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  • dull´-wit´ted|ness — dull wit|ted «DUHL WIHT ihd», adjective. stupid: »The trick at this point is to create just enough confusion to get the dull witted to sharpen up their minds (New Yorker). –dull´ wit´ted|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • thick-wit|ted — «THIHK WIHT ihd», adjective. dull of wit; stupid; thick headed …   Useful english dictionary

  • fat-wit|ted — «FAT WIHT ihd», adjective. dull; stupid: »If they are endowed, professors become fat witted (Sydney Smith) …   Useful english dictionary

  • slow-wit|ted — «SLOH WIHT ihd», adjective. slow at thinking; dull; stupid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dull-witted — Dull wit ted, a. Stupid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • witted — wit•ted [[t]ˈwɪt ɪd[/t]] adj. having wit or wits (usu. used in combination): quick witted; dull witted[/ex] • Etymology: 1350–1400 wit′ted•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • thick-witted — thick′ wit′ted adj. stupid; dull • Etymology: 1625–35 thick′ wit′ted•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • Beef-witted — Beef wit ted, n. Stupid; dull. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blunt-witted — Blunt wit ted, n. Dull; stupid. [1913 Webster] Blunt witted lord, ignoble in demeanor! Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fat-witted — Fat wit ted, a. Dull; stupid. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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