A slow or stupid person.
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.
Middle English: from Middle Dutch dullaert, from dul 'dull'.