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Insulting words for someone who is stupid or silly - synonyms or related words

stupid

noun

offensive an insulting name for someone who you think is being stupid

jerk

noun

offensive someone who does stupid, annoying, or unkind things

dunce

noun

old-fashionedoffensive someone, especially a child, who has difficulty learning things

cretin

noun

offensive a very stupid person

village idiot

noun

offensive someone who lives in a village and is considered stupid or crazy by the other people that live there

cow

noun

Britishoffensive an insulting word for a woman, especially one who is stupid or unkind

spastic

adjective

offensive an insulting word for someone who is not good at doing physical things or who is considered stupid. This word is mainly used by children.

dipstick

noun

offensive a stupid or annoying person

wanker

noun

Britishoffensive a stupid or unpleasant person

arsehole

noun

Britishoffensive an impolite word for an annoying or stupid person

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mic drop

the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it

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rhythmus

moving with rhythm, together as one

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