In both instances, the monkey appears to be dull-witted and yet gains the upper hand with a quick response.
One dictionary defines a Neanderthal as ‘a heavily built, crude and dull-witted person’.
The problem is that he's dull-witted and easily manipulated.
In the brief conversation, the coachman advises the dull-witted pancake vendor recently arrived from his village on how best to sell his goods.
The defendant, a strange looking young man who appeared dull-witted , stammered unintelligibly as he struggled to tell his version of the facts.
Well no, but I bet they are as dull-witted though.
These are not your average dull-witted pirates.
Clicking his tongue, breathing heavily, standing listlessly and with a dull-witted look on his face at times, he couldn't even keep himself from yawning.
But the response of pub owners to the downturn in trade has been typically dull-witted .
It is a conflict that occurs on the highest realms of thought and faces the fiercest of oppositions from the pragmatic, dull-witted masses.