halfwit


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halfwit

(ˈhɑːfˌwɪt)
n
1. a feeble-minded person
2. a foolish or inane person
ˌhalfˈwitted adj
ˌhalfˈwittedly adv
ˌhalfˈwittedness n
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halfwit

noun fool, jerk (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), idiot, plank (Brit. slang), charlie (Brit. informal), berk (Brit. slang), prick (slang), wally (slang), prat (slang), plonker (slang), coot, moron, geek (slang), twit (informal, chiefly Brit.), dunce, imbecile (informal), oaf, simpleton, airhead (slang), dullard, dimwit (informal), dipstick (Brit. slang), dickhead (slang), gonzo (slang), schmuck (U.S. slang), dork (slang), nitwit (informal), dolt, divvy (Brit. slang), pillock (Brit. slang), dweeb (U.S. slang), putz (U.S. slang), fathead (informal), eejit (Scot. & Irish), thicko (Brit. slang), dumb-ass (slang), gobshite (Irish taboo slang), dunderhead, numpty (Scot. informal), doofus (slang, chiefly U.S.), lamebrain (informal), fuckwit (taboo slang), dickwit (slang), nerd or nurd (slang), numbskull or numskull I'm a mindless optimist, a cheery halfwit.
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halfwit

[ˈhɑːfwɪt] Nimbécil mf, tonto/a m/f
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It was evident that the new prisoner was himself as much a savage as his captors if apparel and weapons were any criterion by which to judge; yet it was also equally evident that he was a white man and from his well-shaped head and clean-cut features that he was not one of those unhappy halfwits who so often revert to savagery even in the heart of civilized communities.
SEXUAL HEELING If you're the sort of halfwit who wangs all their cash on Louboutins, there's a website called My Secret Dressing Room where you can hire them out to poor people.
In a failed bid to stop the tedious rot, the BBC wasted a million quid on an unspectacular crash that sent halfwit thug Phil Mitchell through the windscreen of gormless gangster Carl's ancient Rover.
Which halfwit thought Falkirk v Celtic would be a better TV spectacle than Killie v Ayr?
If I don't agree with what anyone says I tell them why, so in my opinion James Benton calling David Jeffries a halfwit because David didn't agree with him was insulting, and warrants an apology.
Summary: Freddie, also known as Halfwit, became the tenth housemate to be evicted from Big brother.
IF I was a complete halfwit, I would tell you that something really needs to be done about our bloated public services.
It was hard not to have sympathy for his PC-gone-mad stance over the show's hypocrisy as regards acceptable treatment of housemates - they themselves have renamed two of the contestants Dogface and Halfwit, remember - and he has struck a chord with the public.
He has a piece on his site about the contretemps and offers an explanation as to 'why they did it now and why their halfwit colleagues at the RAIA are very, very worried'.
The plot is convoluted, funny, fast--and names like Hogwash, Hermine Cringer, Lon Measley, Halfwit, Alpo Bumblebore, Muddle, Uncle Serious, Valumart, and Severe Snipe will soon become as familiar as the originals.
Chav names are what we expect from our halfwit footballers.
BIG BROTHER will lose its first former favourite of the series tonight as regular eviction candidate Freddie aka Halfwit goes up against Russian oddball Angel, writes Phil Agius.