Tuesday, June 2, 2009

This Word Has so Many Funny Synonyms


funny word of the day: numskull


Definition from Merriam-Webster:


num·skull
Variant(s):
or numb·skull \ˈnəm-ˌskəl\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
numb + skull
Date:
1717
1 : a thick or muddled head 2 : a dull or stupid person : dunce


You can substitute numskull for so many other funny words, i.e. dunce, nimrod, moron, blockhead, bonehead, nincompoop (a previously used funny word of the day), oaf, dipstick, buffoon, thickhead, dullard. Love it.

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