thick-skulled

  • 1 Thick-skulled — a. Having a thick skull; hence, dull; heavy; stupid; slow to learn. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 thick-skulled — [thik′skuld΄] adj. stupid or obtuse …

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  • 3 thick-skulled — (also thick witted) adjective dull and stupid …

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  • 4 thick-skulled — a. Stupid, dull, heavy, thick headed, doltish, foolish …

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  • 5 thick-skulled — /ˈθɪk skʌld/ (say thik skuld) adjective 1. having a thick skull. 2. stupid; doltish …

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  • 6 thick-skulled — adjective (used informally) stupid (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑blockheaded, ↑boneheaded, ↑duncical, ↑duncish, ↑fatheaded, ↑loggerheaded, ↑thick, ↑thickheaded, ↑ …

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  • 7 thick-skulled — /thik skuld /, adj. stupid; dull. [1645 55] * * * …

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  • 8 -skulled — «skuhld», adjective. having a skull. skulled, combining form. having a skull: »Thick skulled = having a thick skull …

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  • 9 skulled — «skuhld», adjective. having a skull. skulled, combining form. having a skull: »Thick skulled = having a thick skull …

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  • 10 thick — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 a of great or specified extent between opposite surfaces (a thick wall; a wall two metres thick). b of large diameter (a thick rope). 2 a (of a line etc.) broad; not fine. b (of script or type, etc.) consisting of thick… …

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  • 11 Imbecility — (Roget s Thesaurus) Folly. < N PARAG:Imbecility >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 want of intelligence want of intelligence &c. 498 want of intellect &c. 450 Sgm: N 1 shadowness shadowness silliness foolishness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 imbecility… …

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  • 12 dense — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. compact (see density); stupid, dull (see ignorance). II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Close together] Syn. solid, compact, impenetrable; see thick 1 . 2. [Slow witted] Syn. stupid, obtuse, thick skulled;… …

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  • 13 dull — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unsharp, blunt; deadened, numb; stupid; tedious, uninteresting, boring; spiritless, vapid, vacuous; dead, lifeless; sluggish, listless, lethargic; lackluster, dim, cloudy, obscure, stale, jaded. v.… …

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  • 14 doltish — adj blockheaded, boneheaded, blockish, thick, thick headed, thick skulled, dense; obtuse, stolid, lumpish, blunt, dull; Inf. dopey, Inf. dumb, dull witted, dim witted, slow, slow witted, half witted; stupid, unintelligent, simple, simple minded,… …

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  • 15 foolish — adj 1. incautious, imprudent, indiscreet, irresponsible, injudicious; unwise, ill considered, ill suited, ill advised, impolitic; impetuous, impulsive, hasty, short sighted, heedless, unheeding; foolhardy, headlong, rash, brash, unwary;… …

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  • 16 obtuse — adj 1. blunt, rounded, smooth, unpointed, unedged. 2. phlegmatic, sluggish, slow, torpid; dormant, stagnant, inactive, inert, passive; hebetudinous, lethargic, languid, listless; torporific, droopy, spiritless, leaden, heavy, vapid. 3.… …

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  • 17 silly — adj 1. absurd, inane, pointless, fatuous; foolish, Inf. damfool, Inf. damfoolish, senseless, nonsensical, Scot, and North Eng. glaikit, tomfoolish, Sl. cockeyed; poppycockish, Sl. cockamamie, amphigoric; ridiculous, derisible, risible, laughable …

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  • 18 stupid — adj 1. dull witted, Inf. dumb, unintelligent, fatuitous, insensate, Brit. Inf. gormless; empty headed, brainless, mindless, Rare. insulse; dull, Sl. lamebrained, slow, Inf. dopey, Inf. dill, oxlike; unthinking, unreasoning, incogitant; dim witted …

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  • 19 wooden-headed — adjective (used informally) stupid • Syn: ↑blockheaded, ↑boneheaded, ↑duncical, ↑duncish, ↑fatheaded, ↑loggerheaded, ↑thick, ↑thickheaded, ↑thick skulled …

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  • 20 boneheaded — one head*ed adj. very stupid; used of people or actions. [informal] {bone head*ed*ness}, n. Syn: blockheaded, fatheaded, loggerheaded, thick, thickheaded, thick skulled, wooden headed. [WordNet 1.5] …

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