- mentally slow; stupid.
Origin of dull-witted
Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Examples from the Web for dull-witted
So there we have it: another lewd, dull-witted performance has sent America into a tailspin of indignation.Miley Cyrus: The Nadir of American Civilization?
August 28, 2013
These Lakonians are dull-witted, but they'll do whatever Liane tells them.Priestess of the Flame
Sewell Peaslee Wright
You regard me as too dull-witted to have found it out, do you?The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly
Charles James Lever
His dull-witted companion had evidently walked them both into the trap!Sally Dows and Other Stories
But don't you see what it means, you—you dull-witted animal?The Wind in the Willows
But, surely, even the dull-witted Microby must know that the incident had been forgotten.The Gold Girl
James B. Hendryx