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nitwit definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a stupid incompetent person [syn: dimwit, nitwit, half-wit, doofus]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: probably from German dialect nit not + English wit Date: circa 1922 a scatterbrained or stupid person

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. colloq. a stupid person. Derivatives: nitwittery n. Etymology: perh. f. NIT(1) + WIT(1)

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(nitwits) If you refer to someone as a nitwit, you think they are stupid or silly. (INFORMAL) You great nitwit! = nit, twit N-COUNT [disapproval]

Moby Thesaurus

Boeotian, block, clod, cluck, dimwit, dolt, donkey, dope, dullard, dumb cluck, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, featherweight, gowk, jobbernowl, lackwit, lamebrain, lightweight, looby, loon, niais, nincompoop, ninny, ninnyhammer, noddy, pinhead, put, simp, stupid, thickwit, witling



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