- a mean and contemptible person, especially a braggart.
- a stupid and incompetent person.
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- slang a stupid person
C20: from gob ³ + shite excrement; see shit
This word was formerly considered to be taboo, and it was labelled as such in previous editions of Collins English Dictionary . However, it has now become acceptable in speech, although some older or more conservative people may object to its use