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gormless

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adjective gorm·less \ˈgȯrm-ləs\

Simple Definition of gormless

  • : very stupid or foolish

Full Definition of gormless

chiefly British

  1. :  lacking intelligence :  stupid

gorm·less·ness noun chiefly British

Examples of gormless

  1. <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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