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nitwit

nit·wit

nitwit

 
 
pronunciation:
nIt wIt
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) a dimwitted, foolish, or stupid person.
I am such a nitwit at parties, always saying silly things that I regret later.
similar words:
dullard, dunce, fool, half-wit, idiot, imbecile, moron, nincompoop, ninny, simpleton
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