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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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