Dim bulb


[dim-buhlb, -buhlb]
noun Slang.
a stupid person; dimwit.

1930–35, Americanism; dim + bulb

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dim bulb
informal a slow-witted unintelligent person

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dim bulb definition

  1. n.
    a dull person; a stupid person. : George seems to be a dim bulb, but he's a straight-A student.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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