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n.1.An awkward or foolish person.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Some SITS, whilst not strictly synonyms, are, nevertheless, all derogatory descriptions of a person or persons: NITWIT (a stupid person), SILLYBILLY (a foolish person), JELLYBELLY (a fat person), ROLYPOLY (a rascal), HODDYDODDY (a short dumpy person), FUDDYDUDDY (an ineffectual old person), DEADHEAD (an unenterprising person) and RIFFRAFF (a collection of worthless persons).