Cloddish Clod"dish, a. Resembling clods; gross; low; stupid; boorish. --Hawthorne. -- {Clod"dish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • cloddish — adjective a) Like a clod, a person who is foolish, stupid or parochial. He was a cloddish man, like hed just fallen off the turnip wagon and hadnt quite woken up yet from his long trip from the country. b) Of or pertaining to lumpy soil. Night… …   Wiktionary

  • cloddish — adjective see clod …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cloddish — cloddishly, adv. cloddishness, n. /klod ish/, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling a clod or boor; doltish; stolid. [1835 45; CLOD + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cloddish — Synonyms and related words: Boeotian, asinine, beef brained, beef witted, blockish, boorish, bovine, carlish, chumpish, churlish, clodhopping, clownish, countrified, country born, country bred, cowish, crass, dense, doltish, dullard, dumb,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cloddish — adj. full of lumps of earth; stupid …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cloddish — adjective foolish, awkward, or clumsy. Derivatives cloddishly adverb cloddishness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • cloddish — adj awkward, clumsy, inept, maladroit, heavy handed, blundering, bungling, gawky or gawk ish, like a bull in a china shop, Inf. butterfingered, Sl. klutzy; loutish, oafish, doltish, lumpish, lumpen, clod hopping, clownish, lubberly; obtuse,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • cloddish — clod·dish …   English syllables

  • cloddish — adj. loutish, foolish, clumsy. Derivatives: cloddishly adv. cloddishness n …   Useful english dictionary

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