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dimwit

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Pronunciation: /ˈdɪmwɪt
 
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Definition of dimwit in English:

noun

informal
A stupid or silly person.
Example sentences
  • This is what causes otherwise innocent young children to grow up into a population of stupid dimwits!
  • And all these retail dimwits come out with the same stupid things.
  • I personally think he is the most incompetent of all the dimwits I have ended up with.

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