Definitions for STUPIDˈstu pɪd, ˈstyu-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

stu•pidˈstu pɪd, ˈstyu-(adj.; n.)-er, -est

  1. (adj.)lacking ordinary quickness and keenness of mind; dull.

  2. characterized by or proceeding from mental dullness; foolish; senseless:

    a stupid question.

  3. tediously dull, esp. due to lack of meaning or sense; inane; pointless:

    a stupid party.

  4. annoying or irritating; troublesome:

    Turn off that stupid radio.

  5. in a state of stupor; stupefied:

    stupid from fatigue.

  6. Slang.excellent; terrific.


  7. (n.)Informal. a stupid person.

    Category: Informal

Origin of stupid:

1535–45; < L stupidus=stup(ēre) to be numb or stunned +-idus -id4


Princeton's WordNet

  1. stupid, stupid person, stupe, dullard, dolt, pudding head, pudden-head, poor fish, pillock(adj)

    a person who is not very bright

    "The economy, stupid!"

  2. stupid(adj)

    lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity

  3. dazed, stunned, stupefied, stupid(p)(adj)

    in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock

    "he had a dazed expression on his face"; "lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow"; "was stupid from fatigue"

  4. unintelligent, stupid(adj)

    lacking intelligence

    "a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. stupid(adjective)ˈstu pɪd, ˈstyu-

    not intelligent or sensible

    a stupid idea; I didn't think he was that stupid.; That was a stupid thing to do.

  2. stupidˈstu pɪd, ˈstyu-

    not important or serious; = silly

    It's just a stupid TV show.


  1. stupid(Noun)

    A stupid person; a fool.

  2. stupid(Adverb)


    My gear is stupid fly.

  3. stupid(Adjective)

    Lacking in intelligence or exhibiting the quality of having been done by someone lacking in intelligence.

    Because it's a big stupid jellyfish!

  4. stupid(Adjective)

    To the point of stupor.

    Neurobiology bores me stupid.

  5. stupid(Adjective)

    Characterized by or in a state of stupor; paralysed.

  6. stupid(Adjective)

    Lacking sensation; inanimate; destitute of consciousness; insensate.

  7. stupid(Adjective)


    That dunk was stupid! His head was above the rim!

  8. stupid(Adjective)

    damn, annoying, darn

    I fell over the stupid wire.

  9. Origin: From stupide, from stupidus, from stupeo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stupid(adj)

    very dull; insensible; senseless; wanting in understanding; heavy; sluggish; in a state of stupor; -- said of persons

  2. Stupid(adj)

    resulting from, or evincing, stupidity; formed without skill or genius; dull; heavy; -- said of things

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'STUPID' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3768

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'STUPID' in Written Corpus Frequency: #943

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'STUPID' in Adjectives Frequency: #409

Translations for STUPID

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


foolish; slow at understanding

a stupid mistake; He isn't as stupid as he looks.

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