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puzzlewit

[PUZZ-ul-wit] Stupid, silly person

Featured on July 12, 2018
lout

[lout] An awkward, stupid person; clumsy, ill-mannered boor. 

Featured on July 11, 2018
sniffish

[snif-ish]: haughtily disdainful; contemptuous

Featured on July 10, 2018
rapscallion

[rap-skal-yuh n] a rascal; rogue; scamp

Featured on July 9, 2018
mawkish

[maw-kish] exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

Featured on July 5, 2018
pawky

[PAW-kee] Shrewd, with a sly sense of humor

 

Featured on July 3, 2018
picayune

[pick-uh-YUNE] Petty, worthless, trifling

Featured on July 2, 2018
jejune

[juh-JUNE] Simple, unsophisticated

Featured on June 28, 2018
poltroon

[PAHL-trune] A spineless coward

Featured on June 27, 2018
mendacious

[men-dey-shuh s] Telling lies, especially habitually; dishonest; lying; untruthful

Featured on June 26, 2018
noddy


[NAH-dee] A very foolish, silly person

Featured on June 25, 2018
flapdoodle


[flap-dood-l] nonsense; bosh

Featured on June 21, 2018
blatherskite

[BLAA-thur-skite] A person who blathers on and spouts nonsense

Featured on June 20, 2018
blooter

[Blue-ter] A babbler, a bumbling idiot, a fool.

Featured on June 19, 2018
gobsmacked

[gob-smakt] utterly astounded; astonished.

Featured on June 18, 2018
chicanery

[shi-key-nuh-ree] trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry

Featured on June 13, 2018
pawky

[PAW-kee] Shrewd, with a sly sense of humor

Featured on June 12, 2018
tendentious

[ten-DEN-shus] Biased, prejudiced towards one point of view
Featured on June 6, 2018
dunderhead


[duhn-der-hed]: a dunce; blockhead; numbskull

Featured on June 5, 2018
visigoth

[VIZ-uh-goth] A Marauder, akin to the western Goths who invaded Rome
Featured on June 4, 2018
popinjay

[
pop-in-jey] a vain or conceited person
Featured on May 31, 2018
poltroon

[PAHL-trune] A spineless coward
Featured on May 30, 2018
bilge



[bilj] Nonsense, foolishness

Featured on May 29, 2018
meretricious

[mare-uh-TRISH-us] Worthless, cheap, of no value
Featured on May 24, 2018
puzzlewit

[PUZZ-ul-wit] Stupid, silly person
Featured on May 23, 2018
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