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gobshite

[gob-shahyt] /ˈgɒbˌʃaɪt/
noun, Chiefly Irish Slang: Vulgar.
1.
a mean and contemptible person, especially a braggart.
2.
a stupid and incompetent person.
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gobshite

/ˈɡɒbˌʃaɪt/
noun
1.
(slang) a stupid person
Usage note
This word was formerly considered to be taboo, and it was labelled as such in previous editions of Collins English Dictionary. However, it has now become acceptable in speech, although some older or more conservative people may object to its use
Word Origin
C20: from gob³ + shite excrement; see shit
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