Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Idiotic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Like an idiot; foolish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Like an idiot; idiotic; foolish.

Etymologies

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From idiot +‎ -ish. Compare Dutch idioots ("idiotic"), German idiotisch ("idiotic"), Danish idiotisk ("idiotic"), Swedish idiotisk ("idiotic, stupid, insane").

Examples

  • Sounds dire to me perhaps we can use "totalitarianesque" to refer to idiotish people who judge books without reading them, no?

    The Lensman's Children

  • Like a cat, she thought, biting back what must surely be an idiotish smile.

    Captives Of The Night

  • "Then you are more idiotish than I thought you, James.

    The Outrageous Dowager

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