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Someone who is unintelligent, stupid or silly

boxhead

noun

a stupid person

numpty

noun

an insulting word for a person who is stupid or who does something badly

fool

noun

someone who does not behave in an intelligent or sensible way

lump

noun

someone who is lazy or stupid

clown

noun

someone who is silly, stupid, or annoying

idiot

noun

someone who behaves in an extremely stupid way

maniac

noun

someone who behaves in a stupid and dangerous way

dope

noun

a stupid person

dumb blond

noun

an insulting word for a woman with blond hair who is considered to be sexually attractive but not very intelligent

airhead

noun

a silly or stupid person

property porn

a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

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chimera

a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve

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flat design

a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

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