Jobbernowl
Jobbernowl Job"ber*nowl`, n. [OE. jobbernoule, fr. jobarde a stupid fellow; cf. E. noll.] A blockhead. [Colloq. & Obs.] --H. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

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  • jobbernowl — A stupid fellow. A blockhead. Not a neologism, but a good word nonetheless. The website given sends out a newsletter; this cool word was in a recent one. Only a jobbernowl would quote from the World Wide Words newsletter without reproducing the… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • jobbernowl — A stupid fellow. A blockhead. Not a neologism, but a good word nonetheless. The website given sends out a newsletter; this cool word was in a recent one. Only a jobbernowl would quote from the World Wide Words newsletter without reproducing the… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • jobbernowl — n. (Slang) idiot, stupid person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jobbernowl — n. (Low comic.) Simpleton, fool. See dunce …   New dictionary of synonyms

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  • jobbernowl — ˈjäbə(r)ˌnōl noun ( s) Etymology: probably alteration of obsolete jobard blockhead (from Middle English, from Middle French, from Job, Old Testament patriarch + Middle French …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Fool — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Fool >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 fool fool idiot tomfool wiseacre simpleton witling dizzard donkey ass Sgm: N 1 ninny ninny ninnyhammer Sgm: N 1 chowderhead …   English dictionary for students

  • jabbernowl — ˈjäbə(r)ˌnōl, ˈjab variant of jobbernowl * * * jabbernowl variant of jobbernowl …   Useful english dictionary

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