thick-wit·​ted ˈthik-ˌwi-təd How to pronounce thick-witted (audio)
: dull or slow of mind : stupid

Word History

First Known Use

1634, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of thick-witted was in 1634

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“Thick-witted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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