dullard


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dull·ard

 (dŭl′ərd)
n.
A person regarded as mentally dull; a dolt.

dullard

(ˈdʌləd)
n
a dull or stupid person

dull•ard

(ˈdʌl ərd)

n.
a stupid, insensitive person.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dullard - a person who is not very brightdullard - a person who is not very bright; "The economy, stupid!"
berk - a stupid person who is easy to take advantage of
blockhead, bonehead, dumbass, dunce, dunderhead, fuckhead, hammerhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, lunkhead, muttonhead, numskull, shithead - a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
klutz - (Yiddish) a clumsy dolt
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense
2.dullard - a person who evokes boredomdullard - a person who evokes boredom    
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
gasbag, windbag - a boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics
nudnick, nudnik - (Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest
platitudinarian - a bore who makes excessive use of platitudes
stuffed shirt - a bore who is extremely formal, pompous, and old-fashioned

dullard

noun
A mentally dull person:
Translations

dullard

[ˈdʌləd] Nzoquete m

dullard

nDummkopf m

dullard

[ˈdʌləd] n (old) → tonto/a
References in classic literature ?
David was always a quiet, orderly boy and for a long time was thought by the people of Wines- burg to be something of a dullard.
Thou, who, to my thinking, art beyond all doubt a dullard, without early rising or night watching or taking any trouble, with the mere breath of knight-errantry that has breathed upon thee, seest thyself without more ado governor of an island, as though it were a mere matter of course.
The men, pitching forward insanely, had burst into cheerings, moblike and barbaric, but tuned in strange keys that can arouse the dullard and the stoic.
and the Story Girl was wont to render it with such dramatic intensity and power that the veriest dullard among her listeners could not have missed its force and significance.
A quick brain and a better education elsewhere showed the boy very soon that his grandsire was a dullard, and he began accordingly to command him and to look down upon him; for his previous education, humble and contracted as it had been, had made a much better gentleman of Georgy than any plans of his grandfather could make him.
Officers ruled out the possibility the bones belong to women such as Annie McCarrick, Jo Jo Dullard or Fiona Sinnott.
THE families of missing girls Annie McCarrick, Deirdre Jacob and Jo Jo Dullard are facing a hellish wait after the discovery of remains in the Dublin mountains.
Instead, in a tale of a twohorse race for Congress, the candidates are Will Ferrell, as a foul-mouthed womaniser, and Zach Galifianakis, as a dullard with an unfortunate tendency to foul himself if tickled.
So with all the tragic tales the early stages of this year's series, it was a miracle that dullard Leona Lewis ever made it past the first audition back in 2006.
Any nonsense about apps or wireless connections simply bounces back at the geeky dullard who's invading my personal space.
THANK you Allen (GDN, January 16) for calling me a dullard because I stated a view contrary to your own as regards the ongoing tragedy in Gaza.