Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang A stupid person.

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  • n. A person who is deficient in intelligence.

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  • n. a stupid incompetent person

Etymologies

From dim + wit (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Or the sharpest pencil in the box.

    September 18, 2007

  • Apparently so. Not the brightest star in the sky, so to speak.

    September 18, 2007

  • As with dimbulb?

    September 18, 2007

  • One whose wits are dim. An idiot.

    September 18, 2007