What does dullard mean?

Definitions for dullard
ˈdʌl ərddullard

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word dullard.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stupid, stupid person, stupe, dullard, dolt, pudding head, pudden-head, poor fish, pillocknoun

    a person who is not very bright

    "The economy, stupid!"

  2. bore, dullardnoun

    a person who evokes boredom


  1. dullardnoun

    A stupid person; a fool.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Dullardnoun

    A blockhead; a dolt; a stupid fellow; a dunce.

    Etymology: from dull.

    What, mak’st thou me a dullard in this act?
    Wilt thou not speak to me? William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.

    Thou must make a dullard of the world,
    If they not thought the profits of my death
    Were very pregnant and potential spurs
    To make thee seek it. William Shakespeare, King Lear.


  1. dullard

    A dullard is a person who is slow or lacking in understanding; someone who lacks intelligence or is lacking in intellectual capacity; often perceived as boring or uninspiring.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dullardnoun

    a stupid person; a dunce

  2. Dullardadjective


  3. Etymology: [Dull + -ard.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Dullard is ranked #140157 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Dullard surname appeared 119 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Dullard.

    89% or 106 total occurrences were White.
    5.8% or 7 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dullard in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dullard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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