Synonyms for doltish
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : dohlt|
|Phonetic Transcription : doʊlt|
Top 10 synonyms for doltish Other synonyms for the word doltish
Définition of doltishOrigin :
- 1540s, perhaps a variant of dold "dull, foolish," influenced by dulte, dolte, past participle forms of Middle English dullen "to dull, make or become dazed or stupid" (see dull (adj.)). Related: Doltish; doltishly; doltishness.
- adj stupid
- Is it that doltish Jules, who looks an absolute fool, but may be masking his game!
- Extract from : « Messengers of Evil » by Pierre Souvestre
- The common English are doltish; except in the North, where you won't do much with them.
- Extract from : « Beauchamp's Career, Complete » by George Meredith
- You wanted me, my money, everything, and had nothing to give in return except your own doltish self.
- Extract from : « A Bottle of Old Wine » by Richard O. Lewis
- I blushed at my idiocy; the idea of being so doltish and timid with a flower seller!
- Extract from : « My Neighbor Raymond (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XI) » by Charles Paul de Kock
- Such air as these Germans had was a blackguard air of doltish ugliness—dull, gross, incurable.
- Extract from : « War » by Pierre Loti
- I looked at his furtive eyes and brutal, doltish face, but he kept them blank as a wall.
- Extract from : « To Have and To Hold » by Mary Johnston
- They enjoyed the situation, as the commercial traveller could see from their doltish looks.
- Extract from : « Pelle the Conqueror, Complete » by Martin Anderson Nexo
- She almost touched him, but though his spirit recoiled, the doltish flesh would not be moved.
- Extract from : « Idolatry » by Julian Hawthorne
- What demon let loose your tongue, you who keep a doltish silence whenever I speak to you?
- Extract from : « A Start in Life » by Honore de Balzac
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