Definitions for half-wit

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word half-wit

Princeton's WordNet

  1. idiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, half-wit, retard(noun)

    a person of subnormal intelligence

  2. dimwit, nitwit, half-wit, doofus(noun)

    a stupid incompetent person

Wiktionary

  1. half-wit(Noun)

    A person of around half the average intelligence of his or her peers

  2. half-wit(Noun)

    A stupid or inept person

Webster Dictionary

  1. Half-wit(noun)

    a foolish; a dolt; a blockhead; a dunce

Freebase

  1. Half-Wit

    House encounters a brain-damaged musical prodigy with inexplicable abilities while the team faces serious concerns about House's own health.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of half-wit in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of half-wit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Elmer Wheeler:

    The real wit tells jokes to make others feel superior, while the half-wit tells them to make others feel small.

  2. Neil Gaiman:

    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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