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Definition of "dullard" [dull•ard]

  • A person regarded as mentally dull; a dolt. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dullard" in a sentence
  • "Would he not be like one called a dullard or a clod?"
  • "Thus, a fellow with a low forehead and a weakly receding chin, Kerry classified as a dullard, a witling, unaware that if the brow were but low enough and the chin virtually absent altogether he might stand in the presence of a second Daniel."
  • "They were ok with Bush and his horrific policies (a dullard is their perfect candidate, see Palin) but Obama is just too different for them."