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A stupid person; a dunce.

[Middle English dulte, from past participle of dullen, to dull, from dul, dull; see dull.]

dolt′ish adj.
dolt′ish·ly adv.
dolt′ish·ness n.
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Adv.1.doltishly - in a stupid manner; "he had stupidly bought a one way ticket"
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