cloddish

[ klod-ish ]
/ ˈklɒd ɪʃ /

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling a clod or boor; doltish; stolid.

Origin of cloddish

First recorded in 1835–45; clod + -ish1
Related formsclod·dish·ly, adverbclod·dish·ness, noun
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cloddish


adj.

1844, from clod (n.) + -ish. Related: Clodishly; clodishness.

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