Example sentences for: dimwit

How can you use “dimwit” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • You take potshots at him in public as he did to you in private (you called him a dimwit).

  • In the last century the Russians, for reasons that no one now seems quite sure of, took the name of a London railway station, Vauxhall, and made it their generic word for all railroad stations: vagzal . In much the same way, the Japanese word for a fashionable cut suit, sebiro , is a corruption of Savile Row . More recently, the French borrowed the English slang words jerk and egghead but gave them largely contrary meanings--namely, an egghead in France is not a brainy person but a dimwit, while jerk is a term of praise for an accomplished dancer--though at least they respect the spellings.

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