Thesaurus

nitwits

noun
plural of nitwit

Synonyms & Antonyms of nitwits

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

Synonyms for nitwits

Words Related to nitwits

Near Antonyms for nitwits

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

Synonyms for nitwits

Words Related to nitwits

Phrases Synonymous with nitwits

Near Antonyms for nitwits

Antonyms for nitwits

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

Synonyms for nitwits

Words Related to nitwits

Antonyms for nitwits

  • sobersides
See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About nitwits

Thesaurus Entries Near nitwits

nitwit

nitwits

nix

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Nitwits.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nitwits. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on nitwits

Nglish: Translation of nitwits for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!