Definition of Dimwit

1. Noun. A stupid incompetent person.

Exact synonyms: Doofus, Half-wit, Nitwit
Language type: Colloquialism
Generic synonyms: Simple, Simpleton



Definition of Dimwit

1. Noun. (pejorative) A person who is deficient in intelligence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dimwit

1. a dunce [n -S] - See also: dunce

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dimwit

dimple sign
dimpled
dimpled chad
dimplement
dimplements
dimples
dimplier
dimpliest
dimpling
dimply
dimps
dimpsey
dims
dimuon
dimuons
dimwit (current term)
dimwits
dimwitted
dimwittedly
dimwittedness
dimyaria
dimyarian
dimyarians
dimyary
dimyristoyl
dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine
dimyristyl
din
din-dins
dinaphthyl

Literary usage of Dimwit

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1. The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison (1754)
"... ni" /'i.tj dimwit l d'i um (.пи* ili«i цп м! hi» . ')' |||i HUM li,||.,iit. ... ni" /'i.tj dimwit l d'i um (.пи* ili«i ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... deltoid or ovate in — - -- --,... . .. ...1C Ir . States: and also by Thomas Greenwood, Cathedra Pétri, a dimwit be very accurately defined—several, ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1889)
"... but each person's name dimwit the repetition of a name in different genera- do with the preservation of the memory Children are not named for a rich ..."

4. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, Or, A Commentary ...by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1817)
"[/]34H.6.48. I• f\ The ancient formes of courts nru t., : •' *ly observed, u 8H. 6 4 Ь. c¡rn dimwit, ..."

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