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Meaning of NUMSKULL

Pronunciation:  'num`skul

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence

NUMSKULL is a 8 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: blockhead, bonehead, dunce, dunderhead, fuckhead, hammerhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, lunkhead, muttonhead, shithead
 See Also: simple, simpleton



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Num"skull`\, n. [Numb + skull.]
A dunce; a dolt; a stupid fellow. [Colloq.]

      They have talked like numskulls.         --Arbuthnot.

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 Related Terms: addlebrain, addlehead, addlepate, beefhead, blockhead, blubberhead, blunderhead, bonehead, bufflehead, cabbagehead, chowderhead, chucklehead, clodhead, clodpate, clodpoll, dolthead, dullhead, dumbhead, dunderhead, dunderpate, fathead, jolterhead, jughead, knucklehead, lunkhead, meathead, muddlehead, mushhead, muttonhead, noodlehead, peabrain, pinbrain, pinhead, puddinghead, pumpkin head, puzzlehead, stupidhead, thickhead, thickskull, tottyhead