half–wit

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noun \ˈhaf-ˌwit, ˈhäf-\

Definition of half–wit

  1. :  a foolish or imbecilic person

half–witted

play \ˈhaf-ˈwi-təd, ˈhäf-\ adjective

half–wittedness

noun

1640

First Known Use of half–wit

1640


HALF–WIT Defined for English Language Learners

half-wit

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Definition of half–wit for English Language Learners

  • : a foolish or stupid person


HALF–WIT Defined for Kids

half–wit

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noun \ˈhaf-ˌwit, ˈhäf-\

Definition of half–wit for Students

  1. :  a very stupid person

half–witted

\-ˈwi-təd\ adjective

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