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dimwit

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noun dim·wit \ˈdim-ˌwit\

Simple Definition of dimwit

  • : a stupid person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dimwit

  1. :  a stupid or mentally slow person

Examples of dimwit in a sentence

  1. <you're a dimwit if you think I'll sell my house for that price>



1921

First Known Use of dimwit

1921


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