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Fat-witted

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Fat-witted Dull; stupid. "Blunt-witted lord, ignoble in demeanor!""Drowsy reasoning.""Gross heavy-headed fellows.""A rabble of loggerheaded physicians."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • fat-witted Having a fat or dull wit; dull; stupid.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Fat-witted dull, stupid
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. fæt; Ger. fett.

Usage

In literature:

If you don't like it, you can come back and marry that fat-wit any time you please.
"The Grain Of Dust" by David Graham Phillips
How old is that fat-witted son of thine?
"Westward Ho!" by Charles Kingsley
Sam Clemens and Tillou, with a fat-witted, arrogant Prussian named Pfersdoff (Ollendorf) set out for Carson City.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete" by Albert Bigelow Paine
Hast thou wits at all in that fat head of thine?
"The Sea-Hawk" by Raphael Sabatini
Hastening home the sister told the others what she had witnessed, and that a lovely fat fish might be had for the catching.
"The Lilac Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
They will have their wits again, and that very fat Stoobar will be supplied with powder.
"Springhaven" by R. D. Blackmore
Bacon's college, in his "New Atlantis," moved the risibles of fat-witted Oxford.
"The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII) The Conflict With Slavery, Politics and Reform, The Inner Life and Criticism" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Bacon's college, in his "New Atlantis," moved the risibles of fat-witted Oxford.
"The Complete Works of Whittier The Standard Library Edition with a linked Index" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Roberts and the fat Hawaiian wit had many encounters that kept the table stirred.
"One Woman's Life" by Robert Herrick
Fat wits; which in these twenty years could not hunt out this Jinnai.
"Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)" by James S. De Benneville
Macdonald, the incorruptible, was with the fat-bodied, fat-witted Bourbon King in Ghent.
"The Eagle of the Empire" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
At the end of two years John Markley's fat wit told him that it was a losing fight.
"In Our Town" by William Allen White
Beaton, the old company trader, he talk wit' me for cause I your fat'er's friend.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
Hastening home the sister told the others what she had witnessed, and that a lovely fat fish might be had for the catching.
"The Lilac Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
Killing day came, and the neighbours arrived from all about to witness the taking-off of this monstrously fat beast.
"British Goblins" by Wirt Sikes
I wast t'rown young upon t'e worlt, and wast left wit'out fat'er, or mot'er, to pring myself up.
"The Chainbearer" by J. Fenimore Cooper
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In news:

Is it really so funny to make fat jokes about a woman who witnessed her two children being killed in front of her.
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