- lacking intelligence; thickheaded; dull; stupid.
Origin of thick-witted
Related Words for thick-wittedbrainless, dazed, deficient, doltish, dopey, foolish, futile, gullible, half-baked, half-witted, hebetudinous, idiotic, ill-advised, imbecilic, inane, indiscreet, irrelevant, laughable, loser, ludicrous
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Historical Examples of thick-witted
It was possible, just possible, that they might escape the notice of these thick-witted men about him.Good Old Anna
Marie Belloc Lowndes
I will drink no more; for this is no time to be thick-witted.The Infidel, Vol. I.
Robert Montgomery Bird
Natalie laughed, too, and said: Well, we certainly were thick-witted that time.Natalie: A Garden Scout
Lillian Elizabeth Roy
The gentleness of the Manager had deceived the thick-witted Slav and he grew bold.The Snow-Burner
Short-sighted as well as thick-witted, Kowalski had apparently never caught on to Callista's crime of moving the cot.The Trial of Callista Blake
- stupid, dull, foolish, or slow to learn