Definition of numbskull in English:

numbskull

Syllabification: numb·skull
Pronunciation: /ˈnəmˌskəl
 
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(also numskull)

noun

informal
A stupid or foolish person.
More example sentences
  • I give the nice lady painstakingly detailed directions, not that it's hard to explain, but I want to make sure that the halfwit numbskull who will next attempt to deliver my package has more than enough information to do his very simple job.
  • The game could be described as a simple left-to-right-scrolling romp in which a costumed numbskull fights baddies before battling an oddball boss, but this really wouldn't do it justice.
  • Is an isolated outbreak of yobbery involving a few dozen numskulls really going to dissuade the private sector from investing in, and profiting from, a new business deal?

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