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half-wit

An insulting term for person who is not very smart. Some half-wit decided to leave sugar out on the counter, and now our kitchen is infested with ants.
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But I am not a complete halfwit, or so I like to imagine.
Too busy working out how to say: "Hands up if you think John Mayer is a Pretentious, Indulgent Smarmy Halfwit who shouldn't be allowed to open his mouth unless he's singing a song" - in 140 characters or less.
award (Pete Is Singing Halfwit) is for Pete Doherty, who made a complete nugget of himself at a German music festival by singing a Nazi anthem.
The drastic move came after Siavash, Marcus and Halfwit repeatedly refused to obey Big Brother, despite being sent to jail and having all the food removed from the kitchen.
The two others up for eviction were Halfwit, 24, and Marcus, 35.
I'M embarrassed to admit that I quite like half-baked housemate Halfwit (left).
Summary: It's Marcus versus Halfwit for this Friday's Big Brothe eviction and nominations are allowed to be freely discussed.
HALFWIT avoided the boot from the Big Brother house last night - for the fourth week in a row.
Toff Freddie Fisher, 23, will now be known as Halfwit while glamour girl Sophie Reade, 20, becomes Dogface.
Halfwit tried to learn to play the bagpipes and Rodrigo has been convinced he's about to meet The Queen.
Angel was up against hapless toff Halfwit for eviction and walked out to a chorus of boos after losing the public vote.
What is he, some kind of halfwit? There's got to be something wrong with him.
The teenager lost the public vote to hapless Freddie, also known as Halfwit. He was surviving eviction for the second time.
But no-one has a higher opinion of Styles than me, and I think he's a halfwit.
Two have changed their names to Halfwit and Dogface...