Synonyms for dolt
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOLT
Is it necessary that he should be a dolt in order to be fitted for his vocation?
I wonder so talented a father should own a dolt like Rufus for a son.
Why did not you go and talk to that brute of a boy, and that dolt of a woman?
While he had stood there a dolt and sluggard, she had satisfied her curiosity and stolen away.
But that dolt had not a worde to say for him self, but was as doume as a bitle in that mater.
Why did you not go and talk to that brute of a boy and that dolt of a woman?
Let any one take her, only not such a wooden head, such a bear, such a dolt.
Valencia was a conspirator, a drunkard, a dolt and a volcano.
Have I been a dolt—a fool—in not recognising feelings for which I did not dare to hope?
His heart gave a jump partly of self-derision, the dolt he had been!
1540s, perhaps a variant of dold "dull, foolish," influenced by dulte, dolte, past participle forms of Middle English dullen "to dull, make or become dazed or stupid" (see dull (adj.)). Related: Doltish; doltishly; doltishness.