doltish

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Etymology[edit]

dolt +‎ -ish

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doltish (comparative more doltish, superlative most doltish)

  1. Like a dolt; dull in intellect; stupid.
    • Herman Melville, Moby-Dick
      Take off thine eye! more intolerable than fiends' glarings is a doltish stare!

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