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Definition of "stupid" []

  • Slow to learn or understand; obtuse. (adjective)
  • Tending to make poor decisions or careless mistakes. (adjective)
  • Marked by a lack of intelligence or care; foolish or careless: a stupid mistake. (adjective)
  • Dazed, stunned, or stupefied. (adjective)
  • Pointless; worthless: a stupid job. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stupid" in a sentence
  • "Oh, Harvey, stupid, _stupid_ -- the video monitors on the deck -- Ben must have given her a gun, _knowing_ she would someday use it --"
  • "I personally * hate hate hate* when I feel like doing stuff that I know is * stupid stupid stupid*."
  • "And you don’t see that much difference between men’s and women’s uniforms in fencing where it would be stupid, *stupid* to leave the body unprotected or the rest of martial arts that don’t hinge on gripping the opponent’s clothes like karate or taekwondo."