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cloddish

[klod-ish] /ˈklɒd ɪʃ/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a clod or boor; doltish; stolid.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; clod + -ish1
Related forms
cloddishly, adverb
cloddishness, noun
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  • The czarist regime struck back with typically cloddish brutality.
Word Origin and History for cloddish
adj.

1844, from clod (n.) + -ish. Related: Clodishly; clodishness.

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