numbskull

[ nuhm-skuhl ]
/ ˈnʌmˌskʌl /

noun

Definition for numbskull (2 of 2)

numskull

or numb·skull

[ nuhm-skuhl ]
/ ˈnʌmˌskʌl /

noun

a dull-witted or stupid person; dolt.

Origin of numskull

First recorded in 1710–20; num(b) + skull
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British Dictionary definitions for numbskull (1 of 2)

numbskull

numskull

/ (ˈnʌmˌskʌl) /

noun

a stupid person; dolt; blockhead

Word Origin for numbskull

C18: from numb + skull

British Dictionary definitions for numbskull (2 of 2)

numskull

/ (ˈnʌmˌskʌl) /

noun

a variant spelling of numbskull
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