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half-wit

half-wit

pronunciation:
haef wIt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who is mentally retarded or deficient.
synonyms:
idiot, imbecile, moron
similar words:
blockhead, dolt, dullard, dunce, dunderhead, fool, nitwit, numskull, simpleton
definition 2: one who is stupid or foolish.
synonyms:
blockhead, dimwit, dolt, dullard, dunce, dunderhead, fool, idiot, imbecile, moron, nitwit, numskull, simpleton
similar words:
ass, clown, oaf
derivations: half-witted (adj.), half-wittedly (adv.), half-wittedness (n.)