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Synonyms and Antonyms of half-wit

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half-wit

synonym (synonym of half-wit)

hypernym (half-wit IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a stupid incompetent person (noun.person)
    a person lacking intelligence or common sense (noun.person)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF half-wit relation)

  • a person of subnormal intelligence (noun.person)
    a person suffering from Down syndrome (no longer used technically in this sense) (noun.person)
     

derivation (.... is derived from half-wit)

  • (verb.change)
    slow the growth or development of (verb.change)
     
  • (adj.all)
    having a mental age of three to seven years (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    having a mental age of between eight and twelve years (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    afflicted with cretinism (adj.all)
     

domain usage (half-wit is used in .... domain)

  • a stupid incompetent person (noun.person)
    a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech (noun.communication)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain usage changeling cretin idiot imbecile dimwit doofus simple simpleton mongoloid check delay retard idiotic imbecile imbecilic colloquialism

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