thick-witted

[ thik-wit-id ]
/ ˈθɪkˈwɪt ɪd /

adjective

lacking intelligence; thickheaded; dull; stupid.

Nearby words

  1. thick skin,
  2. thick-knee,
  3. thick-skinned,
  4. thick-skulled,
  5. thick-tailed ray,
  6. thicken,
  7. thickener,
  8. thickening,
  9. thicket,
  10. thickhead

Origin of thick-witted

First recorded in 1625–35

Related formsthick-wit·ted·ly, adverbthick-wit·ted·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for thick-witted

thick-witted

thick-skulled

adjective

stupid, dull, foolish, or slow to learn
Derived Formsthick-wittedly, adverbthick-wittedness, noun

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