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synonyms for numskull

  • clodpoll
  • numbskull
  • ass
  • blockhead
  • bonehead
  • buffoon
  • cretin
  • dimwit
  • dolt
  • dork
  • dumbbell
  • dummy
  • dunce
  • fathead
  • fool
  • idiot
  • ignoramus
  • imbecile
  • jackass
  • jerk
  • moron
  • nincompoop
  • ninny
  • nitwit
  • pinhead
  • simpleton
  • halfwit
  • stupid person
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  • brain
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How to use numskull in a sentence

"I'll take charge of this, Captain Dobson," he brusquely informed the red-faced numskull.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
And Trenchard, understanding at last, accounted himself a numskull that he had not understood before.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
Deadest numskull I ever saw—ain't even got sense enough to load up a stove.'
LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
"You're talking nonsense, you numskull," said Fleischmann, withdrawing and turning toward the wall with the pictures.
ATLANTISGERHART HAUPTMANN
One night while we were away that old numskull Thornbury was doddering about the passages very late.
THE VOYAGE OUTVIRGINIA WOOLF
Every numskull in Egypt wagged his beard over it; I could hear the chatter myself.
A BOOK OF BURLESQUESH. L. MENCKEN
Wyandot (Thompson, 423): The numskull hero hits the head of a sleeping child to kill mosquito, and kills child.
FILIPINO POPULAR TALESDEAN S. FANSLER
I have a second daughter who is, thank God, in a remote part of the Empire with her numskull of a husband.
HEARTBREAK HOUSEGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Do you happen to remember but probably you don't, as it occurred many years ago— that your younger daughter married a numskull?
HEARTBREAK HOUSEGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I shall go back to my numskull with the greatest satisfaction when I am tired of you all, clever as you are.
HEARTBREAK HOUSEGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NUMSKULL

  • blockhead
  • dolt
  • donkey
  • dope
  • dunce
  • fool
  • idiot
  • imbecile
  • jackass
  • jerk
  • nitwit
  • numskull
  • simpleton
  • twit
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