Definitions of numskull

  1. these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A dunce; a dolt; a stupid fellow. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A blockhead; a dunce; a stupid fellow. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for numskull

  1. Likewise, no system of education can hope to change a numskull into a Newton, or to produce a Solomon from a Simple Simon. – Parent and Child Vol. III., Child Study and Training by Mosiah Hall
  2. Impudent flirting is what she is fond of, as long as she can get a good- for- naught like you, or an old numskull like that Tippengray, to play her tricks on. – The Squirrel Inn by Frank R. Stockton