bimbo

[bim-boh]
noun, plural bimbos, bimboes. Slang.
1.
a foolish, stupid, or inept person.
2.
a man or fellow, often a disreputable or contemptible one.
3.
an attractive but stupid young woman, especially one with loose morals.

Origin:
1915–20, Americanism; perhaps < Italian bimbo baby

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bimbo (ˈbɪmbəʊ)
 
n , pl -bos, -boes
1.  an attractive but empty-headed young woman
2.  a person, esp a foolish one
 
[C20: from Italian: little child, perhaps via Polari]

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bimbo
1919, "fellow, chap," from It. variant of bambino "baby;" first attested in Italian-accented theater dialogue. Originally especially "stupid, inconsequential man, contemptible person;" by 1920 the sense of "floozie" had developed (popularized by "Variety" staffer Jack Conway, d.1928). Resurrection during
1980s U.S. political sex scandals led to derivatives including dim. bimbette (1990) and male form himbo (1988).
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Example sentences
Bimbo said in court papers that his co-workers believed he was retiring.
Here was proof that looking good need not be synonymous with looking bimbo.
But someone's got you thinking you went from serious actress to aging bimbo.
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