Definition of duncely in English:

duncely

Pronunciation /ˈdʌnsli/

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adjective

  • 1Of, relating to, or characteristic of a literary dunce; characterized by being a literary dunce.

  • 2Slow to learn or understand; stupid, unintelligent, dim-witted.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in The London Magazine. From dunce + -ly.