Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of numskull.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of numskull.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This numbskull is fantasizin 'that South Carolinians want to move on too.

    Sanford says it's time to move on, pressed on no wedding ring

  • "You'd better watch who you call a numbskull around here, "Jeff said evenly.

    The Red Trailer Mystery

  • Cables: UK dismissive of 'numbskull' Zardari Leaked U.S. diplomatic cables reveal that British officials initially considered Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari a "numbskull" who would not last long in office.

    The Seattle Times

  • But it's a colorful phrase, a blend of numb and nuts, a phrase that basically means "numbskull".

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2006

  • Leaked U.S. diplomatic cables reveal that British officials initially considered Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari a "numbskull" who would not last long in office.

    The Seattle Times

  • LONDON - Leaked U.S. diplomatic cables reveal that British officials initially considered Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari a "numbskull" who would not last long in office.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Oh, and see below ....... the exact predictions made by REAL scientists (massive snowstorms, major flooding and a general increase in moisture) is being used by the deniers as some kind of numbskull refutation to the science!

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

  • He told the Americans his sister would lead if he was assassinated the Pakistani president was described as a "numbskull" by Sir Jock Stirrup, Britain's then chief of defence staff

    The Guardian World News

  • What kind of numbskull allowed that picture of CUPE Local 82's President's daughter and son to be published in the Star and online too!

    WindsorCityBlog

  • That’s not how individual lives work — what kind of numbskull would think that’s how an elected legislature functions?

    Matthew Yglesias » Strange Tales of Congressional Procedure

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