clod


clod

noun \ˈkläd\

: a lump of dirt or clay

: a person who is stupid and dull

Full Definition of CLOD

1
a :  a lump or mass especially of earth or clay
b :  soil, earth
2
:  oaf, dolt
clod·dish \ˈklä-dish\ adjective
clod·dish·ness noun
clod·dy \ˈklä-dē\ adjective

Examples of CLOD

  1. Her husband's such a clod.
  2. <despite his imposing size, he's no simple clod>

Origin of CLOD

Middle English clodde, from Old English clod- (in clodhamer fieldfare)
First Known Use: 15th century

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