stupid; witless
Etymology: 1590–1600

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Fat-witted — Fat wit ted, a. Dull; stupid. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fat-witted — [fat′wit΄id] adj. thick headed; dull; stupid …   English World dictionary

  • fat-witted — /fat wit id/, adj. stupid; dull witted. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • fat-witted — a. Dull, heavy, fat. See stupid …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • fat-witted — /ˈfæt wɪtəd/ (say fat wituhd) adjective dull; stupid …  

  • fat-witted — adjective Date: 1596 stupid, idiotic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fat-witted — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : stupid, idiotic, fatheaded …   Useful english dictionary

  • fat-wit|ted — «FAT WIHT ihd», adjective. dull; stupid: »If they are endowed, professors become fat witted (Sydney Smith) …   Useful english dictionary

  • fat — adj 1. obese, overweight, flabby, stout, portly, pursy, corpulent, Scot. fodgel; chubby, tubby, pudgy, plump; round, rounded out, rotund; fleshy, well fed; paunchy, potbellied, roundbellied, big bellied, large bellied, great bellied, abdominous,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fat — {{11}}fat (adj.) O.E. fætt fat, fatted, plump, obese, originally a contracted pp. of fættian to cram, stuff, from P.Gmc. *faitaz fat (Cf. O.Fris. fatt, O.N. feitr, Du. vet, Ger. feist), from PIE *poid to abound in water, milk, fat, etc. (Cf. Gk.… …   Etymology dictionary

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