Origin of half-wit
Examples from the Web for half-wit
Naomi Watts plays Diana as a sweet-natured, wistful, half-wit.Princess Diana Was the Girlfriend From Hell. Why Is This Movie So Boring?|Tina Brown|November 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For the instant he partially suspected mischief and wheeled about, but one look at the half-wit dissipated all doubt.Sunlight Patch|Credo Fitch Harris
"For the family," was Cleena's watchword, and it had already become the half-wit's.
For even if one calls him a half-wit, it still makes a difference that he keeps the right half of his wits.Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens|G. K. Chesterton
There he began to think less about the half-wit, with his livid face and mouth like a fish.The Innocence of Father Brown|G. K. Chesterton
All the fairy tales of her beloved Ireland rushed through her mind, and she regarded the half-wit with a new veneration.