Definition of dullard in English:

dullard

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʌləd
 
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noun

A slow or stupid person: he was caricatured as a dupe and a dullard [as modifier]: his dullard cousin
More 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

Origin

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

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