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adjective stupid pronunciation in British English /ˈstjuːpɪd/
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  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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