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dumbo

[duhm-boh] /ˈdʌm boʊ/
noun, plural dumbos.
1.
a stupid person:
a class full of dumbos.
adjective
2.
stupid or foolish:
What a dumbo idea!
Origin
1955-1960
probably earlier than 1955-60; dumb + -o
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British Dictionary definitions for dumbo

dumbo

/ˈdʌmbəʊ/
noun (pl) -bos
1.
(slang) a slow-witted unintelligent person
Word Origin
C20: after the flying elephant in Dumbo, the Walt Disney cartoon released in 1941
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Slang definitions & phrases for dumbo

dumbo

noun
  1. A stupid person: an ace dumbo friend named Cleo (1950s+)
  2. A blunder; stupid mistake; blooper: if you think you've seen dumbos pulled on the highways (1970s+)

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Related Abbreviations for dumbo

DUMBO

Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass (Manhattan neighborhood)
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