half-wit


half–wit

noun \ˈhaf-ˌwit, ˈhäf-\

: a foolish or stupid person

Full Definition of HALF-WIT

:  a foolish or imbecilic person
half–wit·ted \-ˈwi-təd\ adjective
half–wit·ted·ness noun

First Known Use of HALF-WIT

1640

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