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  • adj. Stupid, dim-witted.


thick +‎ witted (Wiktionary)


  • But it must be said that space is at a premium in these expensive books, and if, say, a dozen citations are found for each of the spellings thickwitted and thick-witted, one can be sure that no lexicographer, thrifty of space, will display the variant, whichever he perceives that to be.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XVIII No 1


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