from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Dull of apprehension.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Dull of apprehension; stupid.


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  • Tis as I told that fat-brained bald-pated sharp-nosed vulture-eyed pile of old—

    Wicked Will

  • England, to mope with his fat-brained followers so far out of his knowledge!

    The Life of King Henry the Fifth

  • That the fat-brained rascal escaped a thrashing was due only to my inability to lift my hands for punishment; but my looks were dreadful and alarming, and capable of annihilating any one except

    How I Found Livingstone

  • "Who're you callin 'a' creature, 'you fat-brained ..."

    The Moment Of The Magician

  • He decided to wait, moved by the consideration that even if he were victorious the lawyers were sure to draw out of the fat-brained Scott the cause of the quarrel.

    Bucky O'Connor

  • I welcome such an antagonist -- these fat-brained peasants about here are too simple to stimulate me to good work.

    The Ghost Breaker A Novel Based Upon the Play

  • "I would have the hide off that fatuous, fat-brained idiot, if only I knew how to make it hurt enough!

    The Black Gryphon

  • "When I ask your advice, give it, you fat-brained son of a brand blotter.

    Bucky O'Connor


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