Simple Definition of gormless
: very stupid or foolish
Full Definition of gormless
: lacking intelligence : stupid
Examples of gormless
<a comedy show that invariably portrays the British aristocracy as a bunch of gormless twits>
Origin of gormless
alteration of English dialect gaumless, from gaum attention, understanding (from Middle English gome, from Old Norse gaum, gaumr) + -less
First Known Use: 1883
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