HyperDic: half-wit

English > 2 senses of the word half-wit:
NOUNperson half-wit, idiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, retarda person of subnormal intelligence
person half-wit, dimwit, nitwit, doofusa stupid incompetent person
English > half-wit: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person of subnormal intelligence.
Synonymsidiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, retard
NarrowermongoloidA person suffering from Down syndrome (no longer used technically in this sense)
Broadersimpleton, simpleA person lacking intelligence or common sense
Spanishbobo, corto, cretino, estúpido, idiota, imbécil, memo, necio, retardado, retrasado, tonto
Catalancretí, curt, gamarús, idiota, imbècil, neci, pallús, retardat, retrassat, tanoca, tòtil
English > half-wit: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA stupid incompetent person.
Synonymsdimwit, nitwit, doofus
Broadersimpleton, simpleA person lacking intelligence or common sense
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishalcornoque, atún, bobales, bobalicón, bobo, bodoque, borrico, cateto, cebollino, ceporro, cernícalo, ganso, gaznápiro, imbécil, lechuzo, lila, majadero, memo, mentecato, percebe, simple, tarado, tontaina, tontorrón, vaina, zopenco, zote
Catalangamarús, memo, sabata, sòmines

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