dullard

  • 1 Dullard — Dull ard, n. [Dull + ard.] A stupid person; a dunce. Shak. a. Stupid. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 dullard — mid 15c. (but early 13c. as a surname), from DULL (Cf. dull) + ARD (Cf. ard) …

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  • 3 dullard — [n] dolt airhead*, blockhead*, boob*, dimwit, dope*, dork*, dumbbell*, dunce, fool, idiot, imbecile, lamebrain*, lunkhead*, meathead*, nitwit, simpleton, stupid person; concepts 412,423 …

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  • 4 dullard — ► NOUN ▪ a slow or stupid person …

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  • 5 dullard — [dul′ərd] n. [ME: see DULL & ARD] a stupid person …

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  • 6 Dullard — Recorded as Dollard and Dullard, this is a medieval English surname. Quite rare and mainly recorded in the south of England, it first appears in the records of the city of London in the early 13th century, see below. As such it was one of a large …

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  • 7 dullard — UK [ˈdʌlə(r)d] / US [ˈdʌlərd] noun [countable] Word forms dullard : singular dullard plural dullards old fashioned someone who is not intelligent …

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  • 8 dullard — [[t]dʌ̱lə(r)d[/t]] dullards N COUNT If you say that someone is a dullard, you mean that they are rather boring, unintelligent, and unimaginative. [OLD FASHIONED] …

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  • 9 dullard — noun Date: 15th century a stupid or unimaginative person …

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  • 10 dullard — /dul euhrd/, n. a stupid, insensitive person. [1400 50; late ME; see DULL, ARD] Syn. dunce, dolt, dumbbell, dummy. * * * …

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  • 11 dullard — noun A stupid person; a fool …

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  • 12 dullard — Synonyms and related words: Boeotian, block, clod, dimwit, dolt, donkey, dope, dullhead, dumb cluck, dumbbell, dummkopf, dummy, dunce, gowk, idiot, ignoramus, jobbernowl, lackwit, lamebrain, lightweight, looby, loon, moron, niais, nincompoop,… …

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  • 13 dullard — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. nitwit, dolt, idiot; see fool 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. dolt, dunce, *retard, idiot, *dope, *blockhead, *chowderhead, *meathead, *nitwit, imbecile, *half wit. ANT.: genius, *brain, *Rhodes scholar III (Roget s… …

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  • 14 dullard — dull|ard [ˈdʌləd US ərd] n [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: DULL1] someone who is stupid and has no imagination …

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  • 15 dullard — dull|ard [ dʌlərd ] noun count OLD FASHIONED someone who is not intelligent …

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  • 16 dullard — dull·ard || dÊŒlÉ™d n. stupid person, fool …

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  • 17 dullard — [ dʌləd] noun a slow or stupid person. Origin ME: from MDu. dullaert, from dul dull …

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  • 18 dullard — n. Simpleton. See dunce …

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  • 19 dullard — noun (C) old fashioned someone who is stupid and has no imagination …

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  • 20 dullard — n dolt, dunce, Inf. deadhead, blockhead, Sl. dummkopf, oaf, clod; loggerhead, thickhead, Inf. chump, Inf. coot, Inf. dummy, Sl. dodo, Sl. dope, Sl. dumbbell, Sl. meatball or meathead; fathead, numskull, beetlehead, bonehead, dunderhead,… …

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