Other Word Forms of Dolt
Origin of Dolt
First used as a noun in Early Modern English, from English dialectal dold (“stupid, confused”), from Middle English dold, a variant of dulled, dult (“dulled”), past participle of dullen, dollen (“to make dull, make stupid”), from dull, dul, dwal (“stupid”). More at dull.
Middle English dulte from past participle of dullen to dull from dul dull dull
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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