numbskull

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noun numb·skull \ˈnəm-ˌskəl\
variants: or less commonly

Definition of numbskull

  1. 1 :  a dull or stupid person :  dunce

  2. 2 :  a thick or muddled head

Origin and Etymology of numbskull

numb + 1skull


First Known Use: 1697


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