doltish








noun

  1. a dull, stupid person; blockhead.

noun

  1. a slow-witted or stupid person
n.

1540s, perhaps a variant of dold “dull, foolish,” influenced by dulte, dolte, past participle forms of Middle English dullen “to dull, make or become dazed or stupid” (see dull (adj.)). Related: Doltish; doltishly; doltishness.

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