dolt

noun \ ˈdōlt \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of dolt

: a stupid person

doltish

play \ˈdōl-tish\ adjective

doltishly

adverb

doltishness

noun

Examples of dolt in a Sentence

  1. What a dolt I've been!

  2. he's always jokingly calling his best friend a dolt

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Origin and Etymology of dolt

probably akin to Old English dol foolish

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dolt

noun

Definition of dolt for English Language Learners

  • : a stupid person



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