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  1. stupid; dull-witted.
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Origin of fat-witted

First recorded in 1590–1600
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Historical Examples of fat-witted

  • Bacon's college, in his "New Atlantis," moved the risibles of fat-witted Oxford.

    The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII)

    John Greenleaf Whittier

  • The fat-witted people in the City are not nice in their eating, quantity being more closely considered by them than quality.