dolt
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɒlt/
  • (RP) IPA: /dəʊlt/, /dɔʊlt/
  • (America) IPA: /doʊlt/
Noun

dolt (plural dolts)

  1. (pejorative) A stupid person; a blockhead or dullard.
    • c. 1603, William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice
      O gull! O dolt! As ignorant as dirt!
    • This Puck seems but a dreaming dolt.
Synonyms Translations Verb

dolt (dolts, present participle dolting; past and past participle dolted)

  1. (obsolete) To behave foolishly.



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