Reverse Dictionary: SIM – SIMZ


SIMILAR, SIMILARLY, SIMILARITY – ADJECTIVES
EQUAL-AQUAL equally balanced; alike, similar …1838 Sc. & Eng. dial.
MACKLY similar, of the same make or kind; exactly alike; fitting nicely …1896 Eng. dial.
MARROW similar, corresponding, like, equal …1892 Eng. dial.
MARROW FOR BRAN alike, similar, equal …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
MARROW THE BRAIN alike, similar, equal …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
MARROW TO BRAN much alike, equal, similar; a match for …1881 Eng. dial.
MARROW TO MACK much alike, equal, similar; a match for …1897 Eng. dial.
MATCHABLE comparable; equal; similar, analogous …1572 obs.
MUCH OF A MUCHNESS very similar, of no discernible difference, unworthy of special notice …1728
SAME-LIKE similar …1804 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SAMELY similar, without variety, unvaried, monotonous …1799
SIB akin, similar to …1944 Amer. dial.
SIC-LIKE similar; of such a kind …1442 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
SIMILABLE similar; having a marked resemblance or likeness; of a like nature or kind …1493 obs. rare
SIMILARY similar; having a marked resemblance or likeness; of a like nature or kind …1628 obs.

SIMILAR etc. – ADVERBS
SAME-LIKE in like manner; similarly …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SIC-LIKE similarly; in like manner …1513 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.

SIMILAR etc. – NOUNS
CONSIMILITY resemblance, mutual likeness, similarity …1680 obs.
PAIRAGE equality; similarity …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
SIMILARINESS similarity …1669 obs.
SIMILARNESS similarity …1670 obs. rare
SIMILE likeness, resemblance; similarity …1604 obs.
SIMILIANCY similarity, likeness …1622 obs. rare
SIMILITUDE the quality or state of being like; resemblance, similarity, likeness …1387-8 now somewhat rare
SIMILITY similarity …c1470 obs. rare

SIMILAR etc. – PREPOSITIONS
LIKE UNTO similar to; in the manner of …1867 Amer. dial.

SIMILAR etc. – PHRASES
MUCH OF A SCANTLING ‘much of a muchness’; little difference between; similar …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SUCH A CUP SUCH A CRUSE implies similarity between two persons related in some way …c1540 colloq.
SUCH CUP SUCH COVER implies similarity between two persons related in some way …c1540 colloq.


SIMILE – ADJECTIVES
– the nature of a simile; expressing comparison or likeness; symbolic SIMILITUDINARY 1581 obs.

SIMILE – ADVERBS
– in the manner of a simile SIMILITUDINARILY 1624 obs.

SIMILE – NOUNS
– a simile SIMILITUDE c1400 obs.

SIMILE – VERBS
– to express or describe in similes; to use a simile or comparison SIMILIZE a1668 rare


SIMMER – VERBS
– to simmer SIVER 1601 obs. rare


SIMPLE (easy) – ADJECTIVES
APPLE-PIE simple, easily done …1939 US sl.
BAGGED easy, simple, no problem …1970s sl.
CAKE easy, simple …1968 US students’ sl.
EASY AS ABC, AS easy, as simple as learning the alphabet …Bk1909 sl.
EASY-PEASY very easy, very simple …1976 UK sl.
EASY-PEASY, LEMON-SQUEEZEY very easy, very simple …1976 UK sl.
LIKE ABC easy, as simple as learning the alphabet …Bk1909 sl.
TITS easy, simple …1990s US college sl.
VANILLA ordinary, simple, basic …1977 US sl.

SIMPLE (easy) – NOUNS
CAKE anything easy or simple an easy course, test …1911 US sl.
CAKEWALK an easy or overwhelming success; anything considered very easy, simple, or certain …1897 US sl.
DUCK SHOOT a simple operation …1940s sl., orig. military
DUCK SOUP anything simple or easy; an easy task; a cinch  …L19 US sl.
SIMPLESSE absence of complexity; freedom from complications; simple character …c1374 obs. exc. arch.
SNIP something that is easily achieved or done; a certainty; a simple task …1890 UK sl.

SIMPLE (easy) – PHRASES
AIN’T NOTHING TO IT everything is simple; there are no problems …1970s African-American sl.

SIMPLE (easy) – VERBS
BELL A GOOSE to do the simplest thing …1965 Amer. dial.
CONNECT THE DOTS to do something very simple …1980s Amer. sl.
SIMPLE to render one simple; to humble in respect of knowledge …c1425 obs. rare
SIMPLICIZE to make simple …1814 nonce word


SIMPLE, SIMPLENESS (ignorant, weak-minded) – ADJECTIVES
AFALD simple, sincere, without duplicity; honest …c960 obs.
DAFFADOWN DILLY silly, foolish, simple …1950s rhyming sl.
DAFFYDOWNDILLY (also as ‘daffydown dilly’) silly, foolish, simple …1950s rhyming sl.
DEDA simple, foolish, of inactive mind and body …B1900 Eng. dial.  
DIPPY foolish, simple-minded, idiotic, shallow-minded; infatuated, deeply in love; peculiar, mildly insane, crazy …1899 US sl.
FOOTY foolish, simple …19C sl.
HALF-WITTED lacking or deficient in common sense or reason; simple; senseless …c1645 obs.
MUDDLE-BRAINED confused, foolish, simple …M18
MUDDLE-HEADED confused, foolish, simple …M18
NAMBY-PAMBY of style, actions, etc.: weakly sentimental, insipidly pretty, affectedly or childishly simple …1745
NENA simple, foolish …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
NICE simple; witless …1297 colloq.
NICKIN foolish, simple …L17 sl.
NIKEY foolish, simple …L17 sl.
NIKIN foolish, simple …L17 sl.
PAPER-SCULLED; PAPER-SKULLED foolish, simple …L17 sl.
SACKLESS simple, inoffensive, harmless; trembling; bashful …1788 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SCRANNY crazy, mad, distracted; simple, foolish; bewildered …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SILLY unlearned, unsophisticated, simple, rustic, ignorant …a1547 obs. or arch.
SINGLE simple, plain; without further qualification or addition …c1421 obs.
SINGLE simple, honest, sincere, single-minded; free from duplicity or deceit …1519
SINGLE-FOLD simple …1651 obs.
SOFT-HEADED feeble-minded; stupid; simple …colloq.
SPOONEY;  SPOONY weak-minded, simple …M19 sl.
YAWNEY simple, foolish …19C sl.
ZATHY simple, foolish …Bk1904 Eng. dial.

SIMPLE etc. (ignorant, weak-minded) – NOUNS
SIMPLEHEAD simpleness, ignorance …c1470 obs.

SIMPLE etc. (ignorant, weak-minded) – NOUNS, PERSON  (also see SIMPLETON)
COUNTRY JACK a rustic, a countrified person; a simple fellow …1930 Amer. dial.
CUNNINGBERRY;  CUNNINGBURY a simple fellow …c1820 colloq.
CUNNINGHAM ironically, a simple fellow …M18 colloq.
DODUNK a stupid, simple person; a blockhead …1894 Amer. dial.
JACK a rustic, a countrified person; a simple fellow …1930 Amer. dial.
JACK A NODS a simple, stupid fellow …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
MR. CUNNINGHAM a simple fellow …M18 colloq.
PONDLIFE term used to describe someone seen as unintelligent, simple …1990s sl.
POON a simple or foolish person …1940 Aust. sl., derogatory
QUEER PUT an odd, simple person …E19 sl.
SIMPLER a simple or foolish man much given to lust …L16 sl.
SIMPLICIAN;  SIMPLITIAN a simple, ignorant, or innocent person; a simpleton …1600-9 obs.
SIMPLICITY a simple person; a simpleton …1633 rare
SIMPLICITY a simple or ingenuous child …1887
UNCO BODY a simple, unimportant person …Bk1905 Sc.
VERIGREEN a very simple or gullible person …1854 US sl.


SIMPLE-HEARTED – ADJECTIVES
– simple-hearted; kind, affectionate NATURAL-HEARTED 1882 Sc.
– simple-hearted; single-minded, honest, faithful AEFALD 1796 Sc.


SIMPLE-MINDED – ADJECTIVES
AIRY-HEADED scatterbrained, stupid, simple-minded …1876
AIRY-MINDED scatterbrained, stupid, simple-minded …1668
BRICK SHORT OF A LOAD, A simple-minded, lacking in common sense or intelligence, stupid, slightly crazy …1983 sl.
DUNSTICAL dull-witted, stupid, blockheaded, simple-minded …1563 obs.
HAPENNY SHORT OF A SHILLING simple-minded, lacking in common sense or intelligence, stupid, slightly crazy …1939 sl.
LACK-WIT foolish, idiotic, or simple-minded …1735
​- ONEFOLD simple in character; simple-minded; single-minded; free from duplicity; artless; guileless …1882
ONE SANDWICH SHORT OF A PICNIC simple-minded, lacking in common sense or intelligence, stupid, slightly crazy …1985 sl.
ONE SPARK PLUG SHORT OF AN ENGINE simple-minded, lacking in common sense or intelligence, stupid, slightly crazy …1992 sl.
SAPPY-HEADED simple-minded, silly, foolish …1881 Sc.
SEVERAL BANANAS SHORT OF A MILKSHAKE simple-minded, lacking in common sense or intelligence, stupid, slightly crazy …1992 sl.
SHORT OF A SHEET OF BARK simple-minded, lacking in common sense or intelligence, stupid, slightly crazy …1885 sl.
SHORT OF THE FULL QUID simple-minded, lacking in common sense or intelligence, stupid, slightly crazy …1960 sl.
SIMPLE-HEARTED ignorant, simple-minded …c1400 obs.

SIMPLE-MINDED – NOUNS, PERSON
SAFT-VEAL a simple-minded person; a ninny …1887 Sc.

SIMPLE-MINDED – PHRASES
NOT ALL HIS DOGS ARE BARKING simple-minded, stupid …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
ONE’S LIFT DOESN’T GO ALL THE WAY TO THE TOP STOREY simple-minded, deranged …Bk1999 Aust. sl.


SIMPLETON – ADJECTIVES (also see SIMPLE)
– SIMPLETONIAN characteristic of a simpleton …1848
– SIMPLETONIC characteristic of a simpleton …1860
– SIMPLETONISH characteristic of a simpleton …1847
 
SIMPLETON – NOUNS, PERSON
– AARDVARK a slow-witted person having a coarse or foolish appearance; a simpleton; an oaf; a fool; a dullard …1968 Amer. sl. 
– ALEC a fool or simpleton …1919 Aust.
 APPIEGEST a fool, a simpleton, an idiot …1929 Sc.
– ARKIE;  ARKY a native or inhabitant of Arkansas; hence, a simpleton, a country bumpkin …1927 US colloq., often derogatory
– ARTHUR a simpleton; a dupe …c1946 sl.
 ASINEGO a fool, a simpleton …E17 sl.
 ASINICO a fool, a simpleton …E17 sl.
– ASSINEGER a fool, a simpleton, a stupid person …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– ASSINEGO a fool, a simpleton, a stupid person …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– ASSNEGER a fool, a simpleton, a stupid person …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– ATTWOOD a foolish fellow; a stupid person; a blockhead; a simpleton …1894 Eng. dial.
– AUF;  AWF a foolish person, a simpleton …1750 Eng. dial.
– BACON-BONCE a dullard; a simpleton; a rustic, a yokel …1958 UK sl.
– BAITIE-BUM a lazy fellow; a simpleton …Bk1898 Sc.
– BALLOON-BRAIN a fool, a simpleton; a silly, empty-headed person …1949 US sl. 
– BALLOON HEAD an arrogant, conceited, or stupid person; a fool, a simpleton, a silly, empty-headed person …1931 colloq., chiefly US
– BALMY;  BARMY a fool, a simpleton; a soft, weak-minded person …1887 Eng. dial.
– BANANA a stupid or worthless person; a simpleton; a silly or crazy individual …1919 US sl.
– BANANAHEAD a simpleton, a fool, an idiot, a stupid person …1949 US sl.
– BARMY-FROTH a flighty, empty-headed fellow; a simpleton …1599
– BATIE-BUM a lazy or inactive fellow; an idler; a simpleton, a fool; a useless bungler …1572 Sc. obs., derogatory
– BATIE-BUMMIL an inactive helpless fellow; a useless bungler; a simpleton; a fool…a1550 Sc. obs.
– BAWMY a simpleton …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– BEANBRAIN a fool; a simpleton; a stupid oaf …1953 US sl.
– BEECHAM’S (PILL) a fool, a simpleton …1952 Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘dill’
– BEEFHEAD a thickhead, a blockhead, a fool; a simpleton …1775
– BEN a simpleton, a fool …c1698 UK criminals’ sl.
– BESOM a simpleton …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BILLY-BUTTONS a simpleton …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BILLY NOODLE a simpleton …Bk1891 sl.
– BILLY-PINAFORE a simpleton …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BILLY-WHIFFLER a fool; a simpleton …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BLAITIE BUM a lazy or feckless person; an idler; a simpleton, a fool, a bungler; a sheepish fellow …1540 Sc. obs., derogatory
 BLEFFIN-HEAD a blockhead, a simpleton …1790 Eng. dial.
– BLOAK a drunkard; a simpleton …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– BLOKE a drunkard; a simpleton …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– BOINARD a fool, a simpleton; a rogue, a rascal, a scoundrel, a low person; a term of reproach …a1300 obs.
– BUFFLEHEAD a fool, a blockhead, a simpleton, a stupid person, a silly person, an ignoramus …1659
– BUTTERED BUN a country fool; a rustic simpleton …E18 sl.
– CAA-VY a simpleton …Bk1893 Eng. dial.
– CABBAGEHEAD a stupid person; an oaf, simpleton, dolt or fool …1682 sl.
– CADDIS a poor creature; a simpleton …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CADDOW;  CADOW a simpleton, a poor creature …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CAGMAG a term of opprobrium applied to persons; a loose character; a disreputable old woman; a simpleton, a noodle …19C Eng. dial.
– CAKE a simpleton, a fool, a silly person …1790 Eng. dial.
– CAKEY a simpleton; a soft, silly person …1869 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– CALF a fool, a simpleton; a stupid or loutish person; an awkward or silly boy or man; a meek, harmless person  …1553 sl.
– CALF-LOLLY an idle simpleton; a term of reproach …1653 sl.
– CALFY a simpleton …1892 Eng. dial.
– CALFY-COTTRELL a simpleton …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CALFY-NOODLE a simpleton …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CHUCKLEHEAD a dolt, a simpleton; hence, the fool’s head …E18
– CLOD an oaf or simpleton …L16 colloq.
– CONEY;  CONY a silly fellow; a simpleton …c1590
– DAFF one deficient in sense or in proper spirit; a simpleton, a fool; a coward …c1325 obs. exc. N. Eng. dial.
– DAFTIE a daft person; a simpleton; a silly, stupid, or foolish person …1868 colloq.
– DASIBERD a stupid fellow, a fool, a dullard, a simpleton … c1400 obs.
– DAW a silly, chattering person, a simpleton, a fool …c1500 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– DAWCOCK a stupid, silly, awkward fellow, a simpleton, a fool …1556 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– DAWKIN a dull, stupid person, a simpleton, a fool …1565 Eng. dial.
– DAWPATE a silly fellow, a simpleton, a fool …a1529 obs.
– DEIGHLE a simpleton …1890 Sc.  
– DIL a simpleton; an oaf …20C Aust. & US sl.
– DILL a simpleton; an oaf …1941 Aust. & US sl.
– DILL-BRAIN a simpleton …1975 Aust. sl.
– DINGLEBODY a foolish, simple person …1957 US sl.
– DOBBIE a stupid fellow; a blockhead, a fool, a simpleton, a dolt; a childish old man, a dotard; an awkward fellow, a clown …1677 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DODE a nerd; a simpleton …Bk2006 US sl.
– DODUNK a stupid, simple person …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– DOE a fool, a simpleton, a dupe …1961 US sl.
– DOITARD a simpleton, a fool, an idiot …1860 Eng. dial.
– DOITY a fool, simpleton, idiot …19C Eng. dial.
– DOOBIE a dull, stupid fellow; a fool, a simpleton; a dunce …19C Sc.
– DOOF a fool, a simpleton, an oaf …1970s US sl.
 DOPE a stupid or foolish person, a simpleton …1851 sl.
– DORKMEIER a total jerk; a simpleton …Bk2006 US sl.
– DORKMUNDER a total jerk; a simpleton …Bk2006 US sl.
– DORKUS MAXIMUS a simpleton; a great fool …Bk2006 US sl.
 DOUGH-BAKE a stupid or foolish person;; a simpleton, an idiot …a1895 Eng. dial.
– DOUGH HEAD a nerd; a simpleton …Bk2006 US sl.
– DOUGHY a simpleton …1818 Sc.
– DOVE a gentle or innocent person; formerly a simpleton …L16
– DRONGO an idiot, a simpleton, a stupid person …1953 Aust. sl.
– DWEEB a simpleton …Bk1995 US sl.
– EGG-FOR-FUCK a fool, a simpleton, an obnoxious person …1990s US college sl.
– ESEL;  EZEL a fool, a simpleton …1910s S. Afr. sl.
– FOPDOODLE a silly, vain, empty person; a stupid or insignificant fellow; a fop, fool, simpleton …E17 obs.
– FOPPOTEE a simpleton …1663 obs. rare
– GABBEY;  GABEY;  GABY a stupid, foolish, or silly person; a blockhead, simpleton, fool, dunce …1796 Eng. dial. & colloq.
– GAIBIE a stupid, foolish person; a blockhead, a simpleton, a fool, a lout …1790 Sc.
– GAKEY a left-handed person; an awkward, ungainly, clumsy person; a fool; a simpleton; a lout, a bumpkin …1726
– GAKIN a simpleton …1777 Eng. dial.
– GALAH a fool, a stupid person; a simpleton; an ineffectual person …1938 Aust. sl.
– GAM a lout, a simpleton, a fool …1966 Irish sl.
– GAME a person marked out to be cheated or fooled; a fool, a simpleton, esp. a victim …1699 criminals’ sl. obs.
– GANDER a dull or stupid person; a fool, a simpleton; a gawky person …1553
– GANKUM a simpleton …1888 Eng. dial.
– GAPESAWMAN;  GAPE-SIMON;  GAPE-SORMAN a boisterous person; a noisy simpleton; a staring, gaping fellow …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– GAPE-SNATCH a staring, gaping fellow; a noisy simpleton …1777 Eng. dial.  
– GAPESORMAN a boisterous person; a noisy simpleton; a staring, gaping fellow …Bk1862 Eng. dial.
– GAPPER-MOUTH a fool; a simpleton …1886 Eng. dial.
– GAPSHLY a simpleton, a fool …1896 Eng.dial.
– GAPUS a fool, a simpleton, a silly fellow; one who is noisily foolish …1825 Sc.
– GASOB a fool, a simpleton, a blunderer …1906 Aust. sl.
– GAUBISON a young simpleton …Bk1888 Eng. dial.
– GAUBY a simpleton, a fool, a dolt, a lout, an oaf  …Bk1869 Eng. dial.
– GAUCUM a fool, a simpleton, a booby; a stupid, clumsy fellow …1846 Eng. dial.
– GAUFE a simpleton …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– GAUK an awkward, clumsy person; a fool; a simpleton …1850 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GAUKIE an awkward, clumsy person; a fool; a simpleton; an idiot …1726 Sc.
– GAUKUM a fool, a simpleton, a booby; a stupid, clumsy fellow …1846 Eng. dial.
– GAUKY an awkward, stupid, badly-mannered person; an oaf; an awkward fool; a simpleton who stares vacantly ..Bk1828 Eng. dial.
– GAUMBLIN a fool; a simpleton; a greenhorn …1840 Eng. dial.
– GAUMLESS GANNET a great simpleton …Bk1869 Eng. dial.
– GAUMY an awkward, ungainly man; a simpleton …Bk1888 Eng. dial.
– GAUP a fool or simpleton, a stupid person; one who gapes rudely …1825 Sc. & Eng. dial. & colloq.
– GAUPIE a fool or simpleton, a stupid person; one who gapes rudely …1880 Sc.
– GAUPS a simpleton …Bk1886 Eng. dial.
– GAUPUS a stupid, silly person, a simpleton; a fool; a clumsy lout; an open-mouthed, vacant-minded person, esp. one given to talking much and foolishly …1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GAUPY a stupid or silly person, a simpleton …1825 Sc.
– GAUVE-I’-TH’-WIND a vain, foolish, light-headed fellow …Bk1900 Sc.
– GAUVEY a fool, a simpleton, a dunce; a half-witted person; a vacant-minded person, one that is easily imposed upon …1796 Eng. dial.
– GAUVISON an awkward, gaping fellow; a fool, a simpleton, a silly, staring fellow, a blockhead; a dunce; on easily imposed upon …1788 Eng. dial.
– GAUVY a fool, a simpleton, a dunce; a half-witted person …1856 Eng. dial.
– GAVYSON an awkward, gaping fellow; a fool, a simpleton, a blockhead; a dunce …1788 Eng. dial.
– GAWBY a stupid or foolish person; an idiot; a blockhead; a simpleton; a lout …1746 colloq. & Eng. dial.
– GAWCUM an awkward, ungainly, clumsy person; a fool; a simpleton …Bk1825 Eng. dial.
– GAWK an awkward, clumsy, stupid person; a fool; a simpleton; a lout, a bumpkin, an uncultivated person; a dupe …1685
– GAWKEY a gaping fool; a simpleton …Bk1839 Eng. dial.
– GAWKIE a left-handed person; an awkward, ungainly, clumsy person; a foolish, gaping person; a simpleton; a lout, a bumpkin …1726
– GAWKIN a simpleton …1777 Eng. dial.
– GAWKUM a fool, a simpleton, a booby; a stupid, awkward, clumsy fellow; a lout …1846 Eng. dial.
– GAWKUMY a fool, a simpleton, a booby; a stupid, clumsy fellow; a lout …1846 Eng. dial.
– GAWKY a left-handed person; a tall, ungainly, clumsy person; a stupid, awkward fellow; a fool; a simpleton; a lout, a bumpkin, a clownish fellow …1726
– GAWM a painfully stupid or gullible person; a fool; a simpleton; a lout …1837 sl., orig. Irish
– GAWMBLIN a fool; a simpleton; a silly fellow; a greenhorn …1840 Eng. dial.
– GAWMY a simpleton; a silly person; a half-wit …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– GAWNEY;  GAWNY a fool; a simpleton; a stupid, awkward person …1777 Eng. dial. 
– GAWNICUS a fool, a dolt, a stupid fellow, an ignoramus, a simpleton …1867 Amer. dial.
– GAWP a fool or simpleton, a stupid person; one who gapes rudely …1825 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GAWPUS a stupid, silly person, a simpleton; a fool; a blockhead; a clumsy lout; an open-mouthed, vacant-minded, staring person, esp. one given to talking much and foolishly …1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GAWSHACK a simpleton …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– GAWVANDHRA a staring simpleton …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– GAWVISON a silly, awkward, gaping fellow; a noisy, foolish person; a simpleton, a blockhead; a half-witted person; a dunce …1788 Eng. dial.
– GAWVY a fool, a simpleton; a half-witted person; an open-mouthed fellow …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– GAYSHEN a silly-looking person; a simpleton …1805 Eng. dial.
– GAZOB a fool, a simpleton, a blunderer …1906 Aust. sl.
– GAZOOB a fool, a simpleton, a blunderer …1906 Aust. sl.
– GECK a fool, a simpleton, a dunce; a stupid, clumsy fellow; one who is befooled or derided, one easily imposed on, a dupe …c1530 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– GEEK;  GEKE a fool, a simpleton; one who is befooled or derided, a dupe …1515 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– GERK an elderly simpleton; an old nerd …Bk1995 Amer. sl.
– GEWGAW a simpleton; a person of weak intellect; a showy, worthless person …1634
– GIG a fool, a simpleton, an idiot, a stupid person; a trifling, silly, flighty fellow …1685 Eng. dial.
– GILLIE a rather stupid, foolish or silly person; a simpleton …1770
– GILLIEGACUS;  GILLIGACUS;  GILLY-GACUS a foolish or silly person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GILLIEGAPUS;  GILLY-GAPUS a foolish or silly person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GILLIEGAUKIE;  GILLIE-GAWKIE;  GILLY-GAUKIE;  GILLY-GAWKIE a foolish or silly person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GILLY a fool, a simpleton, an idiot …1889 Amer. dial.
– GILLY-GAUPIE;  GILLY-GAWPIE;  GILLY-GAWPY a foolish or silly person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GILLY-GAUPUS;  GILLY-GAWPUS a foolish, silly, or half-witted person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GILLY-GAWKER a foolish or silly person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GILLY-GAWPOCK a foolish or silly person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GIMP a stupid, foolish, unpleasant, obnoxious, or contemptible person; a simpleton; an incompetent or weak person …1924 sl., orig. US, derogatory
– GLOIK a fool, a simpleton; applied to a woman …1950 Aust. sl.
– GLOIT a fool, a simpleton; applied to a woman …2005 Aust. sl.
– GNAW-POST a stupid, ignorant person; a silly fellow; a fool, a simpleton …1856 Eng. dial.
– GOBEMOUCHE a credulous person who will believe anything, no matter how improbable or absurd; one who is easily deceived; a simpleton …1818
– GOKY a fool, a simpleton …1377 obs. rare
– GOM a foolish, awkward person; a simpleton; an idiot …1996 Ireland
– GOMO a simpleton …B1900 Eng. dial.
– GONEY a stupid, awkward person; a foolish fellow; a simpleton …1838 Amer. dial.
– GONUS a fool, a dolt, a stupid fellow, an ignoramus, a simpleton …1842 Amer. dial.
– GONY a stupid, awkward person; a foolish fellow; a simpleton …1859 Amer. dial.
– GOOBY a stupid, foolish person; a blockhead, a simpleton, a fool, a lout …1790 Eng. dial.
– GOON a stupid, awkward person; a foolish fellow; a simpleton …1969 Amer. dial.
– GOONEY a foolish or stupid fellow; a simpleton …1815 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– GOONUS a fool, a dolt, a stupid fellow, an ignoramus, a simpleton …1959 Amer. dial.
– GOONY a stupid, awkward person; a foolish fellow; a simpleton …1948 Amer. dial.
– GOOSECAP a silly fellow; a stupid, foolish person; a simpleton; an idiot; a giddy or flighty young girl …1589 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
​- GORBY a stupid, foolish person; a blockhead, a simpleton, a fool, a lout …1790 Eng. dial.
– GOTHAMIST one who takes after the men of Gotham; a person deficient in wisdom; a silly blunderer, a simpleton …1589 obs.
– GOZZARD a fool, a simpleton …B1900 Eng. dial.
– GREENHORN an inexperienced person; a novice; a raw recruit; an ignoramus; a simpleton
– GREENIE;  GREENY a naive or inexperienced person; a greenhorn; a simpleton; a dull and stupid person …1848 Amer. dial. 
– GULL a simpleton; an oaf …L16
– GULL-FINCH a fool, a simpleton; a person easily deceived …1630 obs.
– GULPIN one who will swallow anything; one easily gulled; a credulous simpleton; a fool …1802
– GUMP a simpleton …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– GUM-SUCKER a fool, a simpleton …1936 Aust.
– HAIRPIN a fool, a simpleton …L19 US sl.
– HAIVEREL a foolishly chattering or garrulous person; a fool, a half-wit, a simpleton …c1779 Sc.
– HAUVISON a simpleton; a clownish, awkward person …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– HAUVY a simpleton; a clownish, awkward person …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– HAUVY-GAUVY a simpleton; a clownish, awkward person …1889 Eng. dial.
– HAVEREL;  HAVREL a foolishly chattering or garrulous person; a fool, a stupid, half-witted person, a simpleton …c1779 Sc.
– HAWBUCK an unmannerly lout; a country bumpkin or clown; a coarse, vulgar lad; a foolish or stupid fellow; a simpleton …1805
– HAWY-GAWY a simpleton; a clownish, awkward person …1889 Eng. dial.
– HOB a rustic, a simpleton …L17 sl.
– HOBBINOL a rustic, a simpleton …L17 sl.
– HOBNAIL a rustic; a simpleton …L17 sl.
– HODDY-DODDY a foolish or ridiculous person; a simpleton; a dupe …1646 obs.
– HODDY-NODDY a fool, simpleton, noodle …1600 obs. rare
– HODDYPEAK a fool, a simpleton, a blockhead …1500 obs.
– IDIOTIST a person without learning; an ignorant, uneducated man; a simple man; a clown …1715 obs. rare
– IMBO a simpleton, a fool; an imbecile; a gullible person, esp. the victim of a criminal …1953 Aust. sl.
– IMBY a fool, a simpleton …1980s US sl. 
– INNOCENT a simpleton, an idiot …1598
– J a simpleton …L19 colloq.
– JAAP a simpleton or country bumpkin …Bk2014 S. Afr., offensive
– JACK a rustic; a countrified person; a simpleton …M19 US sl. 
– JACK-ADAMS a foolish and stubborn person; a simpleton; a silly, impertinent fellow …1690 sl.
– JACK-A-LENT an insignificant or contemptible person; a simpleton; a dwarf; a puppet …1598 arch.
– JACK-A-NODS a simple, stupid fellow; a fool; a simpleton…Bk1852 Eng. dial. 
– JACK O’ LENT a simpleton, a nobody …17C colloq.
– JACOB a simpleton; a fool; a half-witted fellow; an oaf …1785 sl. obs.
– JAY a stupid or silly person; a simpleton; a frivolous person …1884
– KIME a simpleton, a fool, a silly fellow…c1305 obs. rare
– LALDRUM a simpleton; a complete fool …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LAMB a simpleton, an oaf; one who is cheated; esp. one who speculates and loses his money …1668
– LOON a crazy or eccentric person; a simpleton …1885 sl.
 LUNCHBOX a fool, a simpleton; an inept person …1969 US sl., esp. college usage
– MADDLIN;  MADDLING a fool, simpleton, blockhead …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAFFLIN a simpleton; a silly, foolish person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAISLIN a fool, a simpleton, an idiot …1781 Eng. dial.
– MAISLYKIN a fool, a simpleton, an idiot …1781 Eng. dial.
– MAKIN a fool, a simpleton …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAMELT;  MAMMELT a simpleton, a fool …1790 Eng. dial.
– MAWMOOIN a blockhead, a simpleton; a playful, teasing youth or girl; literally ‘mow the moon’ …1871 Eng. dial.
– MAZLEKIN a fool, a simpleton, an idiot …1781 Eng. dial.
– MAZLIN a fool, a simpleton, an idiot …1781 Eng. dial.
– MEE-MAW a simpleton, a fool …1895 Eng. dial.
– MILK-JUG a simpleton; a dupe …c1920 Aust. sl. (as a dupe, rhyming sl. for ‘mug’)
– MILK-PAN a simpleton; a dupe …c1920 Aust. sl.
– MOLLYHAWK a fool, a simpleton, an idiot …1900 sl.
– MOLLYHEAD a fool; a simpleton; an idiot  …1902 sl. rare
– MOME a fool, a stupid or silly person; a blockhead, a simpleton; a dull, ignorant person; a dolt …1550 obs. rare
– MOOJIN a fool, a simpleton …1996 W. Indies
– MOO-MOO a fool, a simpleton …1973 W. Indies
– MOONCALF a born fool; a congenital idiot; a simpleton …1627 colloq.
– MOONEY;  MOONY a fool; a soft-head; a simpleton; a silly fellow …1682 sl.
– MOONLING a simpleton, a fool, an idiot, a silly fellow, a lunatic …1631 obs. rare
– MOOPLE an imbecile; a simpleton …Bk1881 Eng. dial.
– MOP a fool, a simpleton, an oaf …c1330 obs.
– MOPE a fool, a stupid person, a simpleton; a dolt, an oaf; a dullard; a slow-witted or inept person …c1390
– MOPUS a simpleton; a dull, inactive, stupid, or ineffectual person; a worthless person; a dreamer …a1635 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MUDDLE-HEAD a fool; a simpleton; a stupid person; an oaf  …M19
– MUG a stupid or incompetent person; a fool or simpleton; a gullible person, a dupe …1857 colloq.
– NAFFHEAD a stupid person, a blockhead, a simpleton, an idiot, a dolt …1796 Eng. dial.
– NAFFIN a simpleton; a blockhead; an idiot …1790 Eng. dial.
– NAFFY a soft-headed person; a simpleton; a blockhead; an idiot …Bk1855 Eng. dial.
– NAITRAL a person of weak intellect; a silly person; a simpleton ..1838 Sc.
– NATURAL a half-witted person; one naturally deficient in intellect; an idiot; a simpleton …1533
– NATURAL FOOL one who is by nature deficient in intelligence; a fool or simpleton by birth …c1430
– NATURAL IDIOT one who is by nature deficient in intelligence; a fool or simpleton by birth …1540 obs.
– NATURE-FOOL a born idiot; a simpleton …1893 Eng. dial.
– NEDDY a fool, a simpleton …1793 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– NEWDLING a simpleton; a demented person …1876 Eng. dial.
– NIAS a simpleton …1616
– NICKIN a fool, a simpleton …L17 sl.
– NICK-NINNY a simpleton, an empty fellow, a fool …c1696 sl. or Eng. dial. obs.
– NIDDICOCK a fool, a simpleton, a ninny …1586 obs. rare
 NIDDIPOL a ‘noddypoll’, a fool, a simpleton …1582 obs. rare
– NIDDY-NODDY a fool, idiot, or simpleton …1889 Eng. dial.
– NIDDYWIT a simpleton, an idiot …B1900 Eng. dial.
– NIGGET a fool, simpleton, idiot …B1900 obs.
– NIKEY a fool, a simpleton …L17 sl.
– NIKIN a fool, a simpleton …L17 sl.
– NINNY a fool; an oaf; a simpleton …L16
– NINNYHAMMER a stupid or weak-minded person; a simpleton, a fool …1592
– NINNY-WHOOP a fool, a simpleton, a ninny …1653 obs. rare
– NISEY a fool; a silly fellow; a simpleton; a dunce …c1684-6 obs.
– NITHERTY-NOTHERTY a simpleton …B1900 Eng. dial.
– NITWIT a simpleton, a moron, a fool …1914 US sl.
– NOCKY a silly, dull fellow; a foolish person; a simpleton, a dullard; an oaf …a1700 obs. rare exc. Eng. dial.
– NODCOCK a simpleton; a fool; an oaf …M16
– NODDIE a simpleton …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– NODDIPOL a simpleton, a fool …16C sl.
– NODDY an oaf; a fool; a simpleton …16C colloq.
– NODDY-HEAD an oaf; a fool; a simpleton …16C colloq.
– NODDY-PATE a simpleton, an idiot, a fool, an oaf …1660
– NODDY-PEAK;  NODDY-PEAKE an oaf; a fool; a simpleton …16C colloq.
– NODDY-POLE;  NODDY-POLL an oaf; a fool; a simpleton …16C colloq.
– NODGECOCK a simpleton; a fool; an oaf …M16
– NOKES a fool, a simpleton, a ninny …a1700 obs. rare
– NONG a fool, a simpleton; a stupid or incompetent person …1944 Aust. & NZ sl.
– NUDDLING a simpleton; a demented person …1876 Eng. dial.
– NUPSON a simpleton, a fool …1607 obs.
– OAF a half-wit; a simpleton; a fool; a stupid fellow; a blockhead …1638
– OGENAGH a simpleton …Bk1905 Ireland
– OLD SOLDIER a simpleton; a naive person …M19 sl.
– OMADAUN a stupid person; a simpleton, a fool; a lazy, good-for-nothing fellow …1843 Ireland
– OMADHAUN a fool, a simpleton; a dull, stupid person; a term of abuse …1818 Ireland
– OONSHICK;  OONSHIK a fool or simpleton; a clot…1825 Irish & Newfoundland sl. 
– PARRACK a term of abuse; a spiritless simpleton …1867 Eng. dial.
– PASH-HEAD a simpleton, an idiot; a soft-headed person …1890 Eng. dial. 
– PATTICK a fool, simpleton, a silly person; one who talks nonsense; a merry fellow …1856 Eng. dial.
– PAWCHLIE a stupid person, a simpleton; a silly person of low stature …1824 Sc.
 PEAGOOSE a dolt, a fool; a simpleton, a silly fellow …1606 obs.
– POSSUM a fool, a simpleton, a gull …1945 Aust. sl. rare
– POTATOHEAD a fool, a simpleton, a stupid person, a dunce, an oaf …1952 Amer. sl. 
– PROTHODAW a prime simpleton; a noodle of the first rank …a1548 humorous nonce word obs.
– PRUNE a slow-witted person; a simpleton; one easily duped … c1900 Amer. sl.
– QUEER a fool, a simpleton …1950s Aust. sl.
– RABBIT a simpleton; a fool; a silly person; a victim …1900 Aust. sl.
– RALPH a country bumpkin; a simpleton …M17 sl.
– RAMAGIECHAN a dolt, a simpleton …1825 Sc.
– RAMMACK a large raw-boned person who speaks and acts heedlessly; a ninny, a simpleton; a dissolute spendthrift; a false-hearted fellow; a backbiter; a double-dealer …19C Sc.
– RAW-HEAD a simpleton … B1900 Eng. dial.
– SAFFY a simpleton …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SAFTIE a weak-minded, timid or effeminate person; a simpleton; a ‘softie’ …1866 Sc.
– SAM a fool, a simpleton …a1790 sl.
– SAM-DINGLE a term of contempt for a fool; a simpleton …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SAMMY a simpleton, a fool; an ill-natured fellow; an effeminate weakling; a lunatic …1876 Eng. dial.
– SAMMY BILLY a simpleton; a foolish, stupid person …Bk1887 Eng. dial. 
– SAMMY CODLIN a simpleton; a foolish, stupid person …1889 Eng. dial.
– SAMMY DAWKIN a simpleton; a foolish, stupid person …1879 Eng. dial.
– SAMMY DINGLE a simpleton; a foolish, stupid person …Bk1887 Eng. dial. 
– SAMMY-HEAD a simpleton; a foolish, stupid person …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SAMMY NODDY a simpleton; a foolish, stupid person …Bk1875 Eng. dial. 
– SAMMY SUCK-EGG a simpleton; a foolish, stupid person …Bk1896 Eng. dial. 
– SAP a simpleton; a blockhead; a fool …1817 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SAPADILLO a simpleton; a blockhead; a fool; a dunce …1817 sl.
– SAP-HEAD a fool; a simpleton; a stupid person; a blockhead …1798
– SAPOLIO a simpleton; a blockhead; a fool; a dunce; a dupe …1817 sl.
– SAPOLO a simpleton; a blockhead; a fool; a dunce …1817 sl.
– SAPP a simpleton; a blockhead; a fool; a dunce …1817 sl.
– SAP-PATE a fool, a simpleton …a1700 obs.
– SAPPER a simpleton; a blockhead; a fool; a dunce; a dupe …1817 sl.
– SAPPO a simpleton; a blockhead; a fool; a gullible person; a dunce; a dupe …1817 sl.
– SAPPY a fool; a simpleton; a stupid person; a blockhead …1868 Eng. dial. 
– SAP-SCAUP a simpleton; a fool; a blockhead …Bk1873 Eng. dial.
– SAPSCULL;  SAPSKULL a silly fellow; a fool; a blockhead; a simpleton …1735 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– SAP-TOPPIN a simpleton; a fool; a blockhead …1876 Eng. dial. 
– SARDINE a term of reproach or abuse; a fool; a simpleton; a stupid fellow; a dullard …1857 US sl. 
– SATEPOLL a foolish, silly, or stupid person; a simpleton …1867 Eng. dial.
– SAUCHEN-TOUP a simpleton; one who is easily imposed on …1825 Sc.
– SAWN a simpleton …1950s Aust. sl.
– SAWNEY;  SAWNY a simpleton, a fool, a stupid fellow; a soft, good-natured fellow …a1700 colloq.
– SAWNEY-BOOS a soft fellow; a simpleton …Bk1875 Eng. dial. 
– SAWNEY-BOX a soft fellow; a simpleton …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SAWNEY-GAWNEY a soft fellow; a simpleton …Bk1881 Eng. dial. 
– SAWNEY-GO-SOFTLY a soft fellow; a simpleton …Bk1904 N. Ireland
– SCAVEY a simpleton …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SIDE-SIM a fool; a simpleton …E17 sl.
– SILLIKEN;  SILLIKIN a silly person, a simpleton; a naive person …1860 sl.
– SILLY BILLY a fool, a simpleton …1834 sl.
– SILLYTON a simpleton …1725 obs.
– SILLY WILLY a fool; a simpleton …M17 sl.
– SIM a fool; a simpleton; a confidence trickster’s dupe …20C Aust. criminals’ sl.
– SIMKIN a fool; a simpleton …a1700 rare
– SIMON a silly fellow; a credulous gullible person; a simpleton …1785 sl.
– SIMP a fool, a simpleton, an oaf, a stupid or dull person; a dim-witted or backward person …c1910 sl., orig. US
– SIMPKIN a fool; a simpleton …1861 rare
– SIMPLE SIMON a silly fellow; a credulous gullible person; a fool, a simpleton …1785 sl.
– SIMPLICIAN;  SIMPLITIAN a simple, ignorant, or innocent person; a simpleton …1600-9 obs.
– SIMPLICITY a simple person; a simpleton …1633 rare
– SOAP a fool, a simpleton …1950s Aust. sl.
– SPOON a fool, a simpleton …L18 sl.
– SPOONEY;  SPOONY a fool, a simpleton …L18 sl.
– SPOOPS a silly fellow, a simpleton; a weak-minded fellow; one whose manners are objectionable …1914 Amer. dial.
– SQUAB a raw, inexperienced person; a simpleton …1640 obs.
– SQUIRE, THE a simpleton, a fool …L17 sl.
– STRACKLE-BRAIN a giddy, thoughtless person; a simpleton, a fool; a good-for-nothing …1877 Eng. dial.
– STUFF a simpleton; a weakling …Bk1904 Amer. sl.
– SUCKING DOVE a dupe or simpleton …Bk1904 colloq.
– SUMPH a soft stupid fellow; a simpleton, a blockhead …1719 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– TAFFY a weak-minded, thoughtless, irresolute person; a simpleton …Bk1878 Eng. dial.
– TAFFY-HORN a simpleton …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TAFFY-NODDLES a simpleton …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TAFFY-NOODLE a simpleton …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TAFFY-WATTY a simpleton …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TAME CAT a person who is made a convenience by his friends; a foolish fellow, a simpleton …1885
– TAME-FELLOW a person who is made a convenience by his friends; a foolish fellow, a simpleton …a1700 obs.
– TAME-GOOSE a foolish fellow; a simpleton …1605 obs.
– TAMMY a simpleton, a fool …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TAMMY-NORRY a simpleton, a foolish person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TATTIE a stupid person, a simpleton …1866 Sc.
– TAWPY a silly person; a simpleton; a foolish, senseless, or thoughtless girl or woman; a headstrong, untidy girl …1728 Sc.
– TAZZY a mischievous child; a foolish, romping girl; a silly fellow; a simpleton …1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TETAW a simpleton, a fool …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– THOMAS a fool, a simpleton …1934 Sc.
– TIN EAR a fool; a simpleton …1930s Aust. & US sl.
– TOM CONNEY;  TOM CONY a simpleton, a ninny, a very silly fellow …a1700
– TOM FARTHING a fool, a simpleton …1689
– TOMMY a simpleton, a fool …1829
– TOM-NODDY a foolish or stupid person; a blockhead, dunce, dolt, simpleton …1828
– TOM TOWLY a simpleton …1582
– TONEY;  TONY a foolish person; a simpleton …1654 sl. obs.
– TOOT an idle or worthless person; a shiftless, lazy person; a simpleton, a fool; an oaf …1888 Eng. & Amer. dial. 
– UNWISEMAN a fool, a simpleton …1400 obs.
– VEAL a fool, a simpleton …c1642 UK sl.
– VERDANT GREEN a simpleton; an easily deceived young man …Bk1922
– WACKY a fool, simpleton, blockhead …Bk1903 Eng. dial.
– WAHOO a rustic or countrified person; a dull and stupid person; a simpleton …1882 Amer. dial.
– WAKKY a simpleton …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– WANK a simpleton; a stupid person …1893 Eng. dial.
– WANKY a simpleton; a stupid person …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– WARB a fool, a simpleton …1955 Aust. sl. 
– WATTY a simpleton; an indiscreet or foolish person …B1900 Eng. dial.
– WET-GOOSE an oaf, a simpleton …19C Brit. sl.
– WIDGEON applied to a person, in allusion to the supposed stupidity of the bird; a fool, a simpleton …1612 obs.
– WIENER NOSE a simpleton; also a derogatory term of address …Bk1995 Amer. sl. 
– WIGEON a fool, a simpleton …E17 arch.
– WITLING a fool, a simpleton …Bk1905 Sc.
– WONK a simpleton; an oaf …20C US sl.
– WOODCOCK a gullible fool; an oaf; a simpleton …15C sl.
– YAP a foolish person; a simpleton; one slightly weak in intellect …c1894
– YAWNEY;  YAWNY a stupid, lazy, sleepy person; a fool; a simpleton; a dolt …1777 Eng. dial.
– YAWP a peasant; a rustic simpleton …1911 US sl., derogatory
– YAY-NAY a simpleton; a poor conversationalist; an unsophisticated person …Bk1860 sl.
– YEA-AND-NAY-MAN one who has no conversational power, and can only answer ‘yea’ or ‘nay’ to a question; a simpleton; an unsophisticated person …1725 sl.
– YUTZ a fool, an idiot; a simpleton; a failure …1983 US sl.
– ZAMMY a simpleton, a fool; an ill-natured fellow; an effeminate weakling; a lunatic …1876 Eng. dial.
– ZANY a fool, a simpleton …a1784
– ZAPP a simpleton; a blockhead; a fool; a dunce …1817 sl.


SIMPLE-WITTED – ADJECTIVES
– simple-witted, foolish, clownish HAUVING Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– simple-witted, foolish, clownish HAUVISH Bk1902 Eng. dial.


SIMPLICITY – NOUNS
ONEFOLDNESS simplicity …1887
SIMPLETY simplicity …c1230 obs. rare
SIMPLEXITY simplicity …1849 nonce word
VERDANCY innocence, inexperience; rawness, simplicity …1849
YAEFAULDNESS singleness of heart, integrity, simplicity …1862 Sc.
YORNEYISHNESS simplicity, foolishness, half-wittedness …1885 Eng. dial.
YORNEYISM simplicity, foolishness, half-wittedness …1884 Eng. dial.

SIMPLICITY – NOUNS, PERSON
SIMPLICITARIAN one who aims at simplicity of life …1837 nonce word


SIMPLIFY – VERBS
– to simplify or make more obvious and more broad in appeal DUMB DOWN;  DUMB UP 1927 colloq.


SIMPLISTIC – VERBS
– to do things in a simplistic manner SIMP 1900s Aust. sl.


SIMPLY – ADVERBS
– simply; easily NATURALLY 1655 obs. rare
– simply; merely, only BARELY 1577 arch.
– simply; only, solely ONLEPY c1315 obs.
– simply; singly AFALDLY c1175 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– simply; without any more SINGLY a1400 obs.


SIMULATE, SIMULATED, SIMULATING, SIMULATION – ADJECTIVES
FAINT feigned, pretended, simulated …a1300 obs.
SIMULANT simulating; presenting the appearance of something else …1826
SIMULAR simulated, pretended, counterfeited …1611
SIMULATIVE characterized by simulation or pretense …1490
SIMULATORY characterized by simulation or pretense …1618 obs. rare
SIMULED simulated …1526 obs.
VARNISHED simulated, pretended …1607

SIMULATE etc. – NOUNS
SIMULANCE tendency to assume a form resembling that of something else; simulation …1885 rare
SIMULANT that which simulates something else …1860
SIMULAR that which simulates or puts on a false appearance of something …1526

SIMULATE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
SIMULANT one who simulates something else …1860
SIMULAR one who simulates or puts on a false appearance of something …1526
SIMULER a simulator, a feigner …1534 obs.

SIMULATE etc. – VERBS
BELIKE to make like, to simulate …a1250 obs.
FAKE to feign or simulate; to pretend …1889 sl.
FAKE IT to feign or simulate; to pretend …1889 sl.
SIMULE to simulate or feign …c1480 obs. rare


SIMULTANEOUS, SIMULTANEOUSLY – ADJECTIVES
ALTOGETHER existing at the same time; simultaneous; immediate …c1400 obs.
SIMULTAL simultaneous …1654 obs.

SIMULTANEOUS etc. – ADVERBS
ONETIME simultaneously, at the same time …1922 Amer. dial.

SIMULTANEOUS etc. – NOUNS
SIMULTANEITY the quality of being simultaneous; occurrence at the same time …1802-12
SIMULTY the quality of being simultaneous …1677 obs.

SIMULTANEOUS etc. – VERBS
JUMP IN QUILL to act simultaneously or in harmony …1687 obs.