Word of the day

The word for today is…

gormless (adj) – (Chiefly British) Lacking intelligence or vitality; stupid or dull.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Circa 1746, also in early use gaumless, gawmless, “wanting sense, stupid,” a British dialectal word, from gome “notice, understanding” (circa 1200), from Old Norse gaumr “care, heed” (of unknown origin); + -less.


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  • sonovaMin

    Heh – a subeditor once told me I was full of gorm and I didn’t know wether to be flattered or insulted.

  • Big_Al

    Well i guess that term could be used to describe our old friend Andy.
    It appears to match all his attributes perfectly.