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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   us   informal
Don't lock it, stupid!
stupidly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Sorry, I stupidly forgot to bring my copy of the report - could I look at yours?
Translations of “stupid”
in Arabic غَبيّ…
in Korean 멍청한…
in Malaysian bodoh, bengong…
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 Vietnamese ngu dại, đần độn, ngẩn người ra…
in Spanish estúpido, bobo, tonto…
in Portuguese estúpido, idiota, imbecil…
in Thai โง่, มึนงง…
in German dumm, benommen…
in Catalan estúpid…
in Japanese 愚かな, 頭が悪い…
in Indonesian tolol, pusing…
in Chinese (Simplified) 愚蠢的, 糊涂的, 欠考虑的…
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