dumb-ass

or dumb·ass

[ duhm-as ]
/ ˈdʌmˌæs /

noun Slang: Vulgar.

a thoroughly stupid person; blockhead.

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Origin of dumb-ass

1970–75; Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for dumbass's

dumb-ass
/ slang /

noun

a stupid person

adjective

extremely stupid
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