a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
- Numskull was baffled.Feeling wronged, she hid in the garden crying.
- Broken hearted, Tai-yu asked Numskull to leave and staggered along toward the Bamboo Lodge.
- Numskull answered in tears, "Judge for yourself, Miss Lin.Sister slapped me just because I made a slip of the tongue.
- He was an old numskull, a magician who believed in his own magic; and no magician can thrive who is handicapped with a superstition like that.
- There was a maid called Numskull doing heavy work at the Lady Dowager's quarters.She said to Hsi-jen with great joy, "We will have have some auspicious days.
- As she is such a numskull anyway;
- numbskull (=numskull...