Examples of witless in a Sentence
He committed a witless blunder.
a dog so witless that it is barely trainable
Recent Examples of witless from the Web
How many Americans seem to have forgotten the simplest tool of dealing with witless boors, kooks and bullies: Ignore them.
This 1836 work — in which a witless fop is assumed to be a powerful state functionary by corrupt politicians in the provinces — infuses scathing satire with giddy surrealism.
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Before 12th Century
First Known Use of witless
before 12th century
WITLESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of witless for English Language Learners
: very foolish or stupid
: very much : very badly
WITLESS Defined for Kids
Definition of witless for Students
: lacking in wit or intelligence
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