Doltishly
doltish dolt"ish (d[=o]lt"[i^]sh), a. Doltlike; dull in intellect; stupid; blockish; as, a doltish clown. -- {Dolt"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Dolt"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • doltishly — adverb see dolt …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • doltishly — See doltish. * * * …   Universalium

  • doltishly — adverb In a doltish manner …   Wiktionary

  • doltishly — adv. stupidly, foolishly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • doltishly — dolt·ish·ly …   English syllables

  • doltishly — adverb in a stupid manner he had stupidly bought a one way ticket • Syn: ↑stupidly • Derived from adjective: ↑doltish, ↑stupid (for: ↑stupidly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • stupidly — adverb in a stupid manner (Freq. 3) he had stupidly bought a one way ticket • Syn: ↑doltishly • Derived from adjective: ↑doltish (for: ↑doltishly), ↑stupid …   Useful english dictionary

  • dolt — noun Etymology: probably akin to Old English dol foolish Date: 1553 a stupid person • doltish adjective • doltishly adverb • doltishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dolt — doltish, adj. doltishly, adv. doltishness, n. /dohlt/, n. a dull, stupid person; blockhead. [1535 45; var. of obs. dold stupid, orig. ptp. of ME dollen, dullen to DULL] Syn. idiot, fool, clod, nitwit, dummy. * * * …   Universalium

  • dolt — (n.) 1540s, perhaps a variant of dold dull, foolish, influenced by dulte, dolte, pp. forms of M.E. dullen to dull, make or become dazed or stupid (see DULL (Cf. dull)). Related: Doltish; doltishly; doltishness …   Etymology dictionary

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