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dim·wit

 (dĭm′wĭt′)
n.
A stupid person.

dim′wit′ted adj.
dim′wit′ted·ly adv.
dim′wit′ted·ness n.

dimwit

(ˈdɪmˌwɪt)
n
informal a stupid or silly person
ˌdim-ˈwitted adj
ˌdim-ˈwittedly adv
ˌdim-ˈwittedness n

dim•wit

(ˈdɪmˌwɪt)

n. Slang.
a stupid person.
[1920–25, Amer.]
dim′wit′ted, adj.
dim′wit′ted•ly, adv.
dim′wit′ted•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dimwit - a stupid incompetent person
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense

dimwit

noun (Informal) idiot, bonehead (slang), dunce, dullard, ignoramus, nitwit (informal), blockhead, fathead (informal), booby, dumb-ass (slang), gobshite (Irish taboo slang), dunderhead, numpty (Scot. informal), lamebrain (informal), numbskull or numskull Frankly, only a dimwit would say that.

dimwit

noun
Slang. A mentally dull person:
Slang: dumbbell, dumbo.
Translations

dimwit

[ˈdɪmwɪt] Nlerdo/a m/f

dimwit

[ˈdɪmwɪt] n (= idiot) → andouille f dim-witted [ˌdɪmˈwɪtɪd] adjbuté(e)

dimwit

[ˈdɪmˌwɪt] n (fam) → cretino/a
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