mouth-breather

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mouth breather

Someone who is dimwitted, foolish, or stupid; someone of low or stunted intelligence. Used as an insult. That bully is a such a mouth breather, I bet he has the IQ of a rock.
See also: breather, mouth

mouth-breather

n. a stupid-acting person. I always end up with a mouth-breather on a blind date.
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You're a mouth breather and your saliva, which is like glue when it dries out during the night, sticks your tongue to your hard palate.
The mouth-breathing test: If you can only make a snoring noise with your mouth open then you're a mouth breather. Try chin-up straps to keep your mouth closed.
Clinical examination revealed that the patient was a mouth breather with hyponasal speech.
You're a mouth breather, and all breathing through your mouth all night dries up your tongue, your cheeks and the lining of your mouth.
You're a mouth breather and the repeated intake of air is drying out your saliva.