Addle-pated
Addle-brained Ad"dle-brained`, Addle-headed Ad"dle-head`ed, Addle-pated Ad"dle-pa`ted, a. Dull-witted; stupid. ``The addle-brained Oberstein.'' --Motley. [1913 Webster]

Dull and addle-pated. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Addle-brained — Ad dle brained , Addle headed Ad dle head ed, Addle pated Ad dle pa ted, a. Dull witted; stupid. The addle brained Oberstein. Motley. [1913 Webster] Dull and addle pated. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Addle-headed — Addle brained Ad dle brained , Addle headed Ad dle head ed, Addle pated Ad dle pa ted, a. Dull witted; stupid. The addle brained Oberstein. Motley. [1913 Webster] Dull and addle pated. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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