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dull tool

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dull tool

noun phrase

An ineffective person; dead one, loser (1700+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • When a tool is really sharp it whistles as it works; a dull tool makes dull work, and the carver loses both time and temper.

    Wood-Carving George Jack
  • Destiny working with its dull tool, chance, was fashioning out their lives.

    The Hills of Desire Richard Aumerle Maher

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