Definition of halfwit in English:

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halfwit

Pronunciation: /ˈhafˌwit/

noun

informal
A foolish or stupid person.
Example sentences
  • He is a cretin's cretin, a halfwit, an ignoramus in every respect.
  • And the next thing you know, you've got ignorant halfwits claiming that the ACLU is suing stores to stop them from saying Merry Christmas.
  • Not only are you the idiot of the month, you're the braindead cretin of the month and the muddleheaded halfwit of the month as well.

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Syllabification: half·wit

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