Definition of thick-witted in English:


Syllabification: thick-wit·ted
(also thick-skulled)


  • Dull and stupid.
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    • He was just being a thick-skulled jock, thinking only of himself and his stupid games.
    • Karen's not the only person capable of thick-witted cultural cliches: Andrew applies his own deep analysis to Australians.
    • Untangling the story will lead us through a mess of lapdogs, watchdogs, thick-witted cabinet ministers and terror in the Prime Minister's Office.

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