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1 a person who lacks good sense or judgment
  • don't be a nitwit—wear a seat belt!

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2 a stupid person
  • an absolute nitwit as far as geography is concerned

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3 a silly flighty person
  • a nitwit who never should have been given a position of responsibility in the company

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The first known use of nitwit was in 1914

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“Nitwit.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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