numskull

or numb·skull

[ nuhm-skuhl ]
/ ˈnʌmˌskʌl /

noun

a dull-witted or stupid person; dolt.

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Origin of numskull

First recorded in 1710–20; num(b) + skull
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British Dictionary definitions for numskull

numskull
/ (ˈnʌmˌskʌl) /

noun

a variant spelling of numbskull
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