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

  • adj. Stupid; dull.

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  • adj. Alternative form of thickwitted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Dull of wit; stupid; thick-headed.


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  • Triumphing over me still by telling my thick-witted messenger a riddle to pass on to me?

    The Red Queen

  • It2s getting colder the higher we travel, and a big thick-witted centaur is going to be the last one to feel any real emergency in the temperature.


  • I'm just a thick-witted union thug who knows nothing.

    Fifty Percent

  • Now stir in Character No. 6, a good-hearted but thick-witted veterinarian (Ben Miles) who longs in vain for Annie, and the three parts of "The Norman Conquests" are off and running.

    Laugh and the World Cries With You

  • Alas! even the giddiness attendant on a journey on this Manchester rail-road is not so perilous to the nerves, as that too frequent exercise in the merry-go-round of the ideal world, whereof the tendency to render the fancy confused, and the judgment inert, hath in all ages been noted, not only by the erudite of the earth, but even by many of the thick-witted

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Or, at least, cleverer than his opponents, for the royalist officers had been pretty thick-witted.

    The Blackstone Key

  • Stateless Jews find refuge in the valleys of northwest Italy, thanks to the humanity of supposedly thick-witted peasants a rich, rewarding, and well-researched tale of WWII .....

    A Thread of Grace: Summary and book reviews of A Thread of Grace by Mary Doria Russell.

  • I hate them, the thick-witted fanatics that they are, keeping women like sheep and slaves like pigs.

    Spirit Gate

  • Just as the time of reckoning approaches and the Washington Post will, like it or no, have to take responsibility for all the flagrant, credulous warmongering it did in a fit of BushCo. access rapture, you guys hire the most thick-witted, mouth breathing home schooled freak you could lay your hands on.

    Firedoglake » Late Nite FDL: Aw Shucks, Brady, You Shouldn’t Have

  • So let me speak in a language that even the dullest, the most remedial, most thick-witted Democratic consultant can understand.

    Firedoglake » I’d Be Happy, Too


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