numskull

  • 1Numskull — Num skull , n. [Numb + skull.] A dunce; a dolt; a stupid fellow. [Also spelled {numbskull}.] [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] They have talked like numskulls. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2Numskull — (nacido como Garrick Husbands en 1974 en Oakland, California), es un rapero y miembro del dúo The Luniz junto con Yukmouth. Ha aparecido recientemente en la Yahoo Pepsi Pass The Mic representando a la Bay Área. Categorías: Nacidos en 1974Maestros …

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  • 3numskull — [n] idiot blockhead, bonehead*, buffoon, cretin, dimwit, dolt, dork, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, fathead*, fool, halfwit, ignoramus, imbecile, jerk, moron, nincompoop, ninny*, nitwit, pinhead*, simpleton, stupid person; concept 412 …

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  • 4numskull — [num′skul΄] n. [ NUM(B) + SKULL] 1. a stupid person; dolt; dunce 2. Archaic the head of such a person …

    English World dictionary

  • 5Numskull — Infobox musical artist Name = Numskull Img capt = Img size = Background = solo singer Birth name = Garrick Demond Husbands Alias = Sir Drank A Lot Born = January 31, 1974 Fact|date=June 2008 Origin = Oakland, California Instrument = Genre =… …

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  • 6numskull —    The earlier form of this term was ‘numbskull’, which shows the thought behind it, a person whose skull, or head, is numb.    ‘You numbskulls’ occurs as a vocative in Goldsmith’s She Stoops to Conquer. Tom Sawyer is called ‘you numskull’ by his …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • 7numskull — noun a) A dunce, mentally dull or stupid person. That numskull will never learn how to compose a letter. b) A label for a person who refuses to learn or grow mentally …

    Wiktionary

  • 8numskull numbskull — noun (C) informal a very stupid person; idiot: Look what you ve done now, you numskull! …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9numskull — or numbskull noun Etymology: numb + skull Date: 1717 1. a thick or muddled head 2. a dull or stupid person ; dunce …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10numskull — /num skul /, n. a dull witted or stupid person; dolt. Also, numbskull. [1710 20; NUM(B) + SKULL] * * * …

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  • 11numskull — Synonyms and related words: addlebrain, addlehead, addlepate, beefhead, blockhead, blubberhead, blunderhead, bonehead, bufflehead, cabbagehead, chowderhead, chucklehead, clodhead, clodpate, clodpoll, dolthead, dullhead, dumbhead, dunderhead,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12numskull — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. numbskull, dolt, Dummkopf, meathead (sl.), bone head (sl.). See ignorance. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. simpleton, jackass, nitwit; see fool 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. dolt, idiot, *blockhead.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13numskull — num|skull [ nʌm,skʌl ] another spelling of numbskull …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14numskull —  not numbskull, is the preferred spelling for most, but not all, authorities …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 15numskull —    not numbskull, is the preferred spelling …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 16numskull — num·skull || nÊŒmskÊŒl n. stupid person, idiot (Slang) …

    English contemporary dictionary