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Definition of "numskull" []

  • A stupid person; a nitwit. (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 "numskull" in a sentence
  • "I looked up 'numskull' and it is an accepted spelling."
  • "But if "numskull" is an imprecise description of the president, it is not altogether inaccurate."
  • "What this country needs by a way of a president is a numskull like you."