Definition of dullard in English:

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dullard

Pronunciation: /ˈdələrd/

noun

A slow or stupid person.
Example sentences
  • He is innocent by his ignorance, a simple dullard who can return to his yacht or gated manse comforted by the knowledge that he is not a crook.
  • All one can say that is positive about this awful, stupid, imbecile dullard of a PM is that one day, soon he'll be gone and thank god for that.
  • History is littered with despots and psychopaths, murderous dullards, evil geniuses, deadly incompetents, calamitous brutes of all descriptions.
Synonyms
idiot, fool, stupid person, simpleton, ignoramus, oaf, dunce, dolt
informal moron, cretin, imbecile, nincompoop, dope, chump, nitwit, dimwit, lamer, birdbrain, peabrain, mouth-breather, numbskull, numbnuts, fathead, dumbo, dumdum, donkey, doofus, goof, bozo, dummy, zombie

Origin

Middle English: from Middle Dutch dullaert, from dul 'dull'.

Words that rhyme with dullard

bicoloured (US bicolored), multicoloured (US multicolored), particoloured (US particolored), self-coloured (US self-colored), uncoloured (US uncolored), varicoloured (US varicolored), versicoloured (US versicolored)

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: dull·ard

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