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  • as inbungler
  • as inbutterfingers

synonyms for duffer

  • blockhead
  • blunderer
  • bonehead
  • botcher
  • bumbler
  • butcher
  • butterfingers
  • clod
  • dolt
  • donkey
  • dunce
  • fool
  • foul-up
  • fumbler
  • goofball
  • idiot
  • ignoramus
  • incompetent
  • klutz
  • numskull
  • spoiler
  • addlebrain
  • clumsy oaf
  • featherbrain
  • goof-up
  • harebrain
  • mismanager
  • muddler
  • muffer
  • screwup

antonyms for duffer

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  • brain
  • genius
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    How to use duffer in a sentence

    He's a kindly old duffer; always doing things for folks and going out of his way to help a neighbor and things like that.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    Duffer is most inelegant (this from Julie in an assumption of stern reproach); I do not see wherever you picked up such a word.
    THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
    There is no false modesty in the confidence with which I esteem myself a duffer, at fishing.
    ANGLING SKETCHESANDREW LANG
    Anyway, you're behaving like a brick to them both, and Ronnie is a deuced old duffer for giving you up.
    KATHARINE FRENSHAMBEATRICE HARRADEN
    Harry: I used to think Santa a pretty jolly old duffer, who made lots of sport for the infants, but I'm ready for a change myself.
    CHRISTMAS ENTERTAINMENTSALICE MAUDE KELLOGG
    Ronnie is a duffer and doesn't see, and Gwendolen wouldn't notice if any one were ill except herself.
    KATHARINE FRENSHAMBEATRICE HARRADEN
    As if in answer to her mental query, she came just then full upon Policeman Duffer.
    ESTER RIED YET SPEAKINGISABELLA ALDEN
    Policeman Duffer would have been greatly astonished had he known there was that in his words which gave her courage.
    ESTER RIED YET SPEAKINGISABELLA ALDEN
    Some of them he did, better than he wanted to; and a precious set they were, in Policeman Duffer's opinion.
    ESTER RIED YET SPEAKINGISABELLA ALDEN
    Policeman Duffer was embarrassed now; he was not used to being confronted with such matter-of-fact questions.
    ESTER RIED YET SPEAKINGISABELLA ALDEN
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO DUFFER

    • addlebrain
    • blockhead
    • blunderer
    • bonehead
    • botcher
    • bumbler
    • butcher
    • butterfingers
    • clod
    • clumsy oaf
    • dolt
    • donkey
    • duffer
    • dunce
    • featherbrain
    • fool
    • foul-up
    • fumbler
    • goof-up
    • goofball
    • harebrain
    • idiot
    • ignoramus
    • incompetent
    • klutz
    • mismanager
    • muddler
    • muffer
    • numskull
    • screwup
    • spoiler
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.