witling


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Witling \Wit"ling\, n. [Wit + -ling; cf. G. witzling.]
   A person who has little wit or understanding; a pretender to
   wit or smartness.
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         A beau and witing perished in the forming. --Pope.
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         Ye newspaper witlings! ye pert scribbling folks!
                                                  --Goldsmith.
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