Definition of dowfart in English:

dowfart

(also duffart)

noun

Scottish
rare
  • A dull, stupid, or foolish person.

adjective

Scottish
rare
  • Dull, dim (literal and figurative); stupid, foolish; lacking in spirit or courage; ineffectual.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Allan Ramsay (1684–1758), poet. Partly from dowf + -ard.

Pronunciation

dowfart

/ˈdaʊfət/