nitwit


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nitwit

n. someone who behaves stupidly. (Also a term of address.) Please stop acting like a nitwit all the time.
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Shockingly, the results reveal there are still individuals out there who will call you a nitwit and ass (No 11) during rows over a parking space.
The likelihood is that nitwit neighbor will keep stocking up on fireworks and setting them off, ban or no ban.
Sherlockians would bemoan as to why a genius like Sherlock Holmes would prefer to stay with a nitwit like Bruce's Watson.
Why did I have to call this godforsaken nitwit for a ticket?
One of the most frustrating experiences I had as a fledgling gun'riter was caused by a nitwit editor.
But I keep getting thrown off the horse by some Internet scheme made by a half-brained nitwit obsessed with money.
It could be anything from there being no one to take his place to his boss's being a nitwit, but it had nothing to do with gender.
Specifically mystic mug Nicola, a New Age nitwit who banged on about "fairy frequencies" and "indigo-crystal" children.
The largely British cast also includes Tim Roth, who plays a bad guy, and young actresses Kate Groombridge and Rosalind Halstead, plus funnyman Nigel Planer in a cameo as a nitwit named Uncle Bruno.
The secretary of war at the time said that the idea was "so nonsensical and impossible that I'm willing to stand on the bridge [of the ship] while that nitwit tries to hit it from the air.
I'm bothered by nitwit sportswriters who never touched a weight reporting about steroids.
I am happy to be among the other 57 million or more who declined to participate in such a nitwit movement.
ANYBODY WHO SAYS HE'S A NITWIT OR A DUMMY IS GUILTY OF TREASON
The literary method of these two is, essentially, that pioneered by the late Auberon Waugh and now mainly represented by Julie Burchill: you simply write down everything that comes into your head, however idiotic, and hope that enough of it will sound funny, or strike a chord with some nitwit.
And I do wonder what nitwit ever suggested that an "organic society" - however defined - could be static and unchanging?