Addle-pate
Addle-brain Ad"dle-brain`, Addle-head Ad"dle-head`, Addle-pate Ad"dle-pate, n. A foolish or dull-witted fellow. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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  • addle pate — noun silly little head Am I to be ramshaklt out of the super nakullums in spite o my teeth? Yea and go softly! I crack the nut and you eat the kernel! See Also: addle pated …   Wiktionary

  • addle-pate — n. one who is slow witted or foolish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Addle-brain — Ad dle brain , Addle head Ad dle head , Addle pate Ad dle pate, n. A foolish or dull witted fellow. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Addle-head — Addle brain Ad dle brain , Addle head Ad dle head , Addle pate Ad dle pate, n. A foolish or dull witted fellow. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • addle-brain — n. addle pate, one who is slow witted or foolish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • addle-brains — n. addle pate, one who is slow witted or foolish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • noodle — n 1.Slang. head, skull, cranium, Zool. cephalon, brainpan, poll, pate, Inf. sconce, Archaic. mazard, Archaic. costard; think tank, thinker; All Inf. upstairs, upper story, belfry, noggin, dome; All Sl. bean, nut, nob, noddle, crumpet, gourd, conk …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fool — n 1. ninny, nincompoop, silly, silly billy, Sl. yo yo, tomfool; simpleton, Simple Simon, saphead, noodle, idiot, cuckoo, Inf. jay, Sl. jerk, imbecile, mooncalf, Inf. moron; dimwit, nitwit, half wit, Sl. zombie, goose; scatterbrain, Sl. birdbrain …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • nincompoop — n fool, ninny, ninnyhammer, silly, goose, silly billy, Sl. yo yo, tomfool; simpleton, Simple Simon, saphead, noodle, cuckoo, Inf. jay, idiot, imbecile, mooncalf, Inf. moron, Sl. zombie; dimwit, nitwit, half wit, scatterbrain, Sl. birdbrain, Sl.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • addlepated — adjective stupid and confused blathering like the addlepated nincompoop that you are a confused puddingheaded, muddleheaded fellow Isaac Sterne • Syn: ↑addlebrained, ↑puddingheaded, ↑muddleheaded • Similar to: ↑confused …   Useful english dictionary

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