- slow-witted [slōwit΄id]adj.having a mind that works slowly and ineffectively; not bright or alert; dullslow-wittedlyadv.slow-wittednessn.
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Slow-witted — Slow wit ted, a. Dull of apprehension; not possessing quick intelligence. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
slow-witted — adj not good at understanding things = ↑stupid … Dictionary of contemporary English
slow-witted — adjective retarded in intellectual development • Syn: ↑backward, ↑half witted, ↑feebleminded • Similar to: ↑retarded • Derivationally related forms: ↑feeblemindedness ( … Useful english dictionary
slow-witted — ADJ GRADED Someone who is slow witted is slow to understand things … English dictionary
slow-witted — adjective not good at understanding things: He was a big, slow witted man who would hurt no one … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
slow-witted — slow′ wit′ted adj. slow in comprehension; dull witted • Etymology: 1565–75 … From formal English to slang
slow-witted — slow wittedly, adv. slow wittedness, n. /sloh wit id/, adj. mentally slow or dull; slow in comprehension and thinking. [1565 75] * * * … Universalium
slow-witted — slow wit|ted [ ,slou wıtəd ] adjective unable to understand things quickly and easily … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
slow witted — Synonyms and related words: blunt, blunt witted, dim, dim witted, dopey, dull, dull of mind, dull headed, dull pated, dull witted, fat witted, gross headed, heavy, hebetudinous, obtuse, slow, sluggish, thick brained, thick headed, thick pated,… … Moby Thesaurus
slow-witted — (Roget s Thesaurus II) or slowwitted adjective Having only a limited ability to learn and understand: backward, dull, simple, simple minded, slow. Informal: soft. Offensive: feebleminded, half witted, retarded, weak minded. See ABILITY … English dictionary for students