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numskull

noun num·skull \ˈnəm-ˌskəl\

Definition of numskull

  1. 1 :  a thick or muddled head

  2. 2 :  a dull or stupid person :  dunce



Examples of numskull in a sentence

  1. <don't be such a numskull—we can't afford a new car!>



Variants of numskull

or numbskull \ˈnəm-ˌskəl\

Origin of numskull

numb + skull


First Known Use: 1717

Rhymes with numskull



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