a stupid, insensitive person.

Origin of dullard

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at dull, -ard

Synonyms for dullard

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British Dictionary definitions for dullard



a dull or stupid person
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Word Origin and History for dullard

mid-15c. (but early 13c. as a surname), from dull (adj.) + -ard.

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