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stupid

adjective uk   /ˈstjuː.pɪd/ us    /ˈstuː-/
B1 silly or unwise; showing poor judgment or little intelligence: She was really stupid to quit her job like that. Whose stupid idea was it to travel at night? He now thinks that retiring early was a stupid thing to do. How could you be so stupid? informal annoying, or causing a problem: Have your stupid book back if it's so important to you. I hate doing this stupid exercise, I just can't get it right.
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  • That was a really stupid thing to do.
  • How could he be so stupid?
  • I'm sorry! That was a stupid thing to say - I don't know what came over me.
  • Don't be so stupid.
  • She told me it was brand new and I was stupid enough to believe her.
stupid
noun [as form of address] uk   informal us  
Don't lock it, stupid!
stupidly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Sorry, I stupidly forgot to bring my copy of the report - could I look at yours?
Translations of “stupid”
in Korean 멍청한…
in Arabic غَبيّ…
in French stupide, hébété…
in Turkish aptal, budala, ahmak…
in Italian stupido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愚蠢的, 糊塗的, 欠考慮的…
in Russian глупый, дурацкий…
in Polish głupi…
in Spanish estúpido, bobo, tonto…
in Portuguese estúpido, idiota, imbecil…
in German dumm, benommen…
in Catalan estúpid…
in Japanese 愚かな, 頭が悪い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 愚蠢的, 糊涂的, 欠考虑的…
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