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Definition 1: a stupid incompetent person - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for half-wit in the sense of this definition

(half-wit is a kind of ...) a person lacking intelligence or common sense

(half-wit is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 2: a person of subnormal intelligence - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for half-wit in the sense of this definition

(half-wit is a kind of ...) a person lacking intelligence or common sense

(... is a kind of half-wit ) a person suffering from Down syndrome (no longer used technically in this sense, now considered offensive)

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