Meaning of slow-witted in English:


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  • Slow to understand, think, or learn; stupid.

    ‘the slow-witted interviewer failed to pounce on his remarks’
    • ‘Should she confess that she did not understand a word said, she would be taken for a slow-witted nut.’
    • ‘A dunce, according to the dictionary, is "one who is slow-witted or stupid."’
    • ‘Should the clever and greedy be permitted to prey on the slow-witted and foolish?’
    • ‘At first Mahmut is caring but he soon grows impatient with his sometimes slow-witted relative and berates him for his sloppy habits.’
    • ‘But with proper attention and training even a slow-witted virtual dog can be taught new virtual tricks.’
    • ‘But Neanderthal man was not as slow-witted as he looked and was in reality as smart as we are, an archaeologist claims.’
    • ‘The girls are portrayed as slow-witted and clueless, with Kendra bearing the brunt of most of the jokes.’
    • ‘Research shows that slow-witted people generally have more children than those with better brains.’
    • ‘It hulks over a corner of the soccer pitch like a slow-witted big brother, never included in the games played by his smaller relatives.’
    • ‘Here he plays Dodge, a slow-witted dog handler enlisted by Kramden to train his stray greyhound.’
    • ‘A sweet-tempered, slow-witted teen, the title character doesn't seem very well equipped for life in Kazakhstan.’
    • ‘When a mighty predator makes a meal of a slow-witted, defenseless, helpless creature, one can hardly help but cringe.’
    • ‘Kelly is portrayed as a slow witted young man, with a strong sense of injustice, who feels uncomfortable in the role of gunslinger.’
    • ‘They refrain from eating turtle meat for fear that this would make their child slow-moving and slow-witted.’
    • ‘Their speed of thought and elegance of execution made the home side appear slow-witted, but Liverpool should not take it too much to heart.’
    • ‘I'm pretty slow witted with marketing.’
    • ‘The girl had to be slow-witted, Mr. Greene decided, and allowed the conversation to end.’
    • ‘Horses are slow-witted, strong, gentle, and loyal.’
    • ‘The slow-witted criminal of the week is a guy who fled a sobriety checkpoint in New Hampshire after handing over his license and registration.’
    • ‘He was slow-witted and scatter-brained.’