Definition of Numbskull

1. Noun. (pejorative) (alternative spelling of numskull) ¹



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Definition of Numbskull

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Numbskull

numbers pool
numbers racket
numberwork
numbest
numbfish
numbfishes
numbing
numbingly
numbles
numbly
numbness
numbnesses
numbnuts
numbre
numbs
numbskull (current term)
numbskulled
numbskulls
numby
numchuck
numchucks
numdah
numdah rug
numdahs
numen
numerable
numerably
numeracies
numeracy
numeraire

Literary usage of Numbskull

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1. Noetes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1854)
"can be perpetrated only by a natural numbskull, and is beyond the reach of art. North. And Shelley truly loved Leight Hunt. Their friendship was honorable ..."

2. The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women (1895)
"numbskull ! numbskull ! numbskull ! " cried the old fellow in an ecstasy of fury that seemed to spring up as suddenly as a squall between the islands, ..."

3. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Gibson Lockhart, John Wilson, James Hogg, William Maginn (1854)
"can be perpetrated only by a natural numbskull, and is beyond the reach of art. North. And Shelley truly loved Leight Hunt. Their friendship was honorable ..."

4. Kirkumdoon, by Peter Ponder by William Bell (1875)
"... Auld Blinky; ye've nae knowledge o' law, ye're an auld numbskull! I insist on my name bein' keepit on the ... "numbskull!" "Hurrah for Sandy Crummy! ..."

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