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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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Look away from the front benches of either the government or the offical opposition, where halfwittedness appears a badge of honour, and you will find politicians working hard and showing imagination in trying to make their communities a better place.