Definitions for half-wit
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word half-wit
idiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, half-wit, retard(noun)
a person of subnormal intelligence
dimwit, nitwit, half-wit, doofus(noun)
a stupid incompetent person
A person of around half the average intelligence of his or her peers
A stupid or inept person
a foolish; a dolt; a blockhead; a dunce
House encounters a brain-damaged musical prodigy with inexplicable abilities while the team faces serious concerns about House's own health.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The real wit tells jokes to make others feel superior, while the half-wit tells them to make others feel small.
It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor.
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