- a stupid person: a class full of dumbos.
- stupid or foolish: What a dumbo idea!
Origin of dumbo
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Examples from the Web for dumbo
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A right turn would have put me in Dumbo, a now-bustling neighborhood with art galleries and restaurants.He Was My Favorite Student, and They Say He Killed a Baby
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- slang a slow-witted unintelligent person
C20: after the flying elephant in Dumbo, the Walt Disney cartoon released in 1941
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