Definition of wantwit in English:

wantwit

noun

archaic
  • A person who lacks good sense; a foolish or witless person.

adjective

archaic
  • Foolish, witless. Now rare.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Metham (fl. 1448). From want + wit.

Pronunciation

wantwit

/ˈwɒntwɪt/