dullard
noun Date: 15th century a stupid or unimaginative person

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  • Dullard — Dull ard, n. [Dull + ard.] A stupid person; a dunce. Shak. a. Stupid. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dullard — mid 15c. (but early 13c. as a surname), from DULL (Cf. dull) + ARD (Cf. ard) …   Etymology dictionary

  • dullard — [n] dolt airhead*, blockhead*, boob*, dimwit, dope*, dork*, dumbbell*, dunce, fool, idiot, imbecile, lamebrain*, lunkhead*, meathead*, nitwit, simpleton, stupid person; concepts 412,423 …   New thesaurus

  • dullard — ► NOUN ▪ a slow or stupid person …   English terms dictionary

  • dullard — [dul′ərd] n. [ME: see DULL & ARD] a stupid person …   English World dictionary

  • Dullard — Recorded as Dollard and Dullard, this is a medieval English surname. Quite rare and mainly recorded in the south of England, it first appears in the records of the city of London in the early 13th century, see below. As such it was one of a large …   Surnames reference

  • dullard — UK [ˈdʌlə(r)d] / US [ˈdʌlərd] noun [countable] Word forms dullard : singular dullard plural dullards old fashioned someone who is not intelligent …   English dictionary

  • dullard — [[t]dʌ̱lə(r)d[/t]] dullards N COUNT If you say that someone is a dullard, you mean that they are rather boring, unintelligent, and unimaginative. [OLD FASHIONED] …   English dictionary

  • dullard — /dul euhrd/, n. a stupid, insensitive person. [1400 50; late ME; see DULL, ARD] Syn. dunce, dolt, dumbbell, dummy. * * * …   Universalium

  • dullard — noun A stupid person; a fool …   Wiktionary

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