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Dictionary Definition

stupid adj
1 lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity [ant: smart]
2 in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock; "he had a dazed expression on his face"; "lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow"; "was stupid from fatigue" [syn: dazed, stunned, stupefied, stupid(p)]
3 without much intelligence; "a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers" [syn: unintelligent] [ant: intelligent] n : a person who is not very bright; "The economy, stupid!" [syn: stupid person, dullard, dolt, pudding head, pudden-head, poor fish, pillock]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /ˈst(j)uːpɪd/
  • /"st(j)u:pId/


From stupide, from Latin stupidus.


  1. Lacking in intelligence or exhibiting the quality of having been done by someone lacking in intelligence.
    Changing these sample sentences to those that do not make sense is a stupid thing to do.
  2. To the point of stupor.
    Neurobiology bores me stupid.
  3. In the context of "slang|dated": Extremely.
    My gear is stupid fly.
  4. Amazing.
    That dunk was stupid! His head was above the rim!

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lacking in intelligence
To the point of stupor
slang, dated: Extremely
slang: Amazing



lang=fr, stupidus





  1. stupidly

Extensive Definition

Stupid is either an adjective meaning "lacking in intelligence", or a noun meaning "someone (or something) exhibiting stupidity".,
Stupid may also refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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