dotard dotard

Definition(s):

  • (n) an oldster in his dotage; someone whose age has impaired his intellect

Usage(s):

  1. His king is no autocrat but a dotard whose authority has long been a polite fiction.
  2. And to them it wags its head like a tremulous dotard, puffing and belching the while.
  3. As the aunt, Mona Washbourne has only to loosen her hair and widen her eyes to be transformed from a bustling peas ant into a feeble dotard, nodding off after lunch.
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