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half-wit

noun

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1 a person who lacks good sense or judgment
  • some half-wit had left the gate open, and all the sheep had gotten loose

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2 a stupid person
  • even a half-wit knows that ice cream melts if it's not in the freezer

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The first known use of half-wit was in 1640

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“Half-wit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/half-wit. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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