[ duhm-boh ]
/ ˈdʌm boʊ /
noun, plural dum·bos.
a stupid person: a class full of dumbos.
stupid or foolish: What a dumbo idea!
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British Dictionary definitions for dumbo
/ (ˈdʌmbəʊ) /
noun plural -bos
slang a slow-witted unintelligent person
Word Origin for dumbo
C20: after the flying elephant in Dumbo, the Walt Disney cartoon released in 1941
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