What does stupid mean?

Definitions for stupid
ˈstu pɪd, ˈstyu-stupid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stupid, stupid person, stupe, dullard, dolt, pudding head, pudden-head, poor fish, pillockadjective

    a person who is not very bright

    "The economy, stupid!"

  2. stupidadjective

    lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity

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

    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, stupidadjective

    lacking intelligence

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


  1. stupidnoun

    A stupid person; a fool.

  2. stupidadverb


    My gear is stupid fly.

  3. stupidadjective

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

    Because it's a big stupid jellyfish!

  4. stupidadjective

    To the point of stupor.

    Neurobiology bores me stupid.

  5. stupidadjective

    Characterized by or in a state of stupor; paralysed.

  6. stupidadjective

    Lacking sensation; inanimate; destitute of consciousness; insensate.

  7. stupidadjective


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

  8. stupidadjective

    damn, annoying, darn

    I fell over the stupid wire.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. STUPIDadjective

    Etymology: stupide, French; stupidus, Latin.

    O that men should be so stupid grown
    As to forsake the living God. John Milton.

    Men, boys and women, stupid with surprise,
    Where e’er she passes, six their wond’ring eyes. Dryden.

    If I by chance succeed,
    Know, I am not so stupid, or so hard,
    Not to feel praise, or fame’s deserv’d reward. Dryden.

    With wild surprise
    A moment stupid, motionless he stood. James Thomson.

    Wit, as the chief of virtue’s friends,
    Disdains to serve ignoble ends:
    Observe what loads of stupid rhimes
    Oppress us in corrupted times. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stupidadjective

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

  2. Stupidadjective

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stupid

    stū′pid, adj. struck senseless: insensible: deficient or dull in understanding: formed or done without reason or judgment: foolish: unskilful.—ns. Stupe (coll.), a stupid person; Stūpid′ity, Stū′pidness.—adv. Stū′pidly. [Fr.,—L. stupidus.]

Rap Dictionary

  1. stupidadjective


  2. stupidadjective

    Very. "Evil's got the funky beat, a stupid dope loop" -- Ice-T (Fried chicken).

  3. stupidadjective


  4. stupidadjective

    To act crazy. "Everywhere we go it's a party yall, we gonna get it crackin like it's Mardi Gras. Go stupid. Go stupid. Go stupid. Come and go stupid with me." (Go Stupid by Mac Dre)

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stupid in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stupid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of stupid in a Sentence

  1. Denise Zheng:

    There is no patch for a stupid user.

  2. Kendall Jenner:

    I just felt so f--king stupid. The fact that I would offend other people or hurt other people was definitely not the intent.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Hey, how about the NFL. Look I don’t want to cause controversy. … I don’t want to cause controversy, they passed this stupid thing. You don’t have to do this anymore if you don’t respect the flag or if you don’t like the country or whatever it is, just go into the locker room.

  4. Latasha Mae frericks:

    you say I'm worthless yet you waste your time on me. you say I can't do anything right but you still waste your breath on me. you tell me I'm stupid yet you still try to teach me. you tell me to live my life yet you give me no life to live?

  5. Thomas Modly:

    If he didn't think, in my opinion, that this information wasn't going to get out to the public, in this day and information age that we live in, then he was either a) too naïve or too stupid to be a commanding officer of a ship like this, the alternative is that he did this on purpose.

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    • A. pecuniary
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