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adjective     stupid pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
  1. 1
    offensive not intelligent, or not able to consider or judge things carefully

    Barbara’s too stupid to understand.

    look stupid:

    I didn’t ask because I was afraid of looking stupid.

    1. a.
      stupid behaviour is not carefully considered or sensible

      What a stupid question.

      This may sound stupid, but just give it a try.

      be stupid (enough) to do something:

      I was stupid enough to listen to him.

      be stupid of someone (to do something):

      It was so stupid of her to interfere.

  2. 2
    used for talking about something that you think is silly or annoying

    What a stupid haircut!

    It was a really stupid argument.

    He kept singing the same stupid song.

    look stupid:

    Does this shirt look stupid?

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