dull brained

adj. stupid; idiotic

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dull-brained — dullˈ brained adjective (Shakespeare). • • • Main Entry: ↑dull * * * dull brained «DUHL BRAYND», adjective. having a dull brain; slow to understand or comprehend: »This arm of mine hath chastised the petty rebel, dull brain d Buckingham… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dull-brained — a. Stupid; doltish. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dull — Synonyms and related words: KO, Laodicean, Olympian, Quaker colored, Spartan, abate, abeyant, abrupt, achromatic, achromatize, achromic, acier, affectless, allay, alleviate, aloof, anemic, anesthetic, anesthetize, anesthetized, apathetic, appease …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Addle-brained — Ad dle brained , Addle headed Ad dle head ed, Addle pated Ad dle pa ted, a. Dull witted; stupid. The addle brained Oberstein. Motley. [1913 Webster] Dull and addle pated. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fat-brained — a. Dull of apprehension. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muddy-brained — a.; (also muddy headed) Dull, muddy, stupid, doltish, muddle headed, confused, fat witted …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • beetle-headed — a. Dull, stupid, obtuse, foolish, senseless, witless, insensible, sluggish, stolid, mindless, brainless, weak headed, addle headed, addle pated, blunder headed, muddle headed, beef witted, bovine, fat headed, dull brained, shallow brained, lack… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Imbecility — (Roget s Thesaurus) Folly. < N PARAG:Imbecility >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 want of intelligence want of intelligence &c. 498 want of intellect &c. 450 Sgm: N 1 shadowness shadowness silliness foolishness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 imbecility… …   English dictionary for students

  • stupid — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. slow witted, dull, obtuse; benumbed, bemused; absurd, inane; banal, tiresome, tedious, dull. See ignorance, credulity, folly.Ant., smart, witty. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Foolish] Syn. senseless,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Addle-headed — Addle brained Ad dle brained , Addle headed Ad dle head ed, Addle pated Ad dle pa ted, a. Dull witted; stupid. The addle brained Oberstein. Motley. [1913 Webster] Dull and addle pated. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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