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dimwit

One who is stupid or foolish. Geez, he keeps pulling on a door that's clearly marked "push"—what a dimwit.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

dimwit

(ˈdɪmwɪt)
n. an oaf; a dullard. (Also a rude term of address.) Oh, Dave, you can be such a dimwit!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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And I am even inclined to cast aside memories of the dim-wits who post half-baked quotations on life in the mistaken belief that it is profound philosophy, even those who tweet statements as crass as: "People who shine from within don't need the spotlight."
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They are such dim-wits they still have not learnt the golden rule of the corruption code of ethics -- cash payments only.
But in sad reality there'll always a minority of dim-wits ready and willing to be laughed at by the ignorant.
Surrounded by dim-wits (Preeti and Hazel) at work and cheating scumbags at home, all Tanya wants is a big strong man to rely on.
And to the dim-wits who run the bus service, instead of deciding changes in routes or services while sitting in your air conditioned, large office, get off your fat wallets and actually go out into the Walker area and ask people what they think of the changes you have in mind.
Could it be that there is a fear that if we educate our best brains the way we ought to, they might rise up and oust all the bigoted dim-wits, not only from education, where they seem to linger like a dose of anthrax, but also from Parliament.
Alfred Binet's intelligence quotient quiz was used to keep dim-wits out of schools but has developed into a general system to test intelligence all over the world.
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But this "end of the world" scenario fools no-one other than the crop circles/astrology/ghosts and UFO dim-wits among us.
We revel in the antics of WAGS, reality show rejects and other unworthy dim-wits.
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But fans' minds are poisoned by dim-wits like Graham Roberts.
We revel in the antics of WAGS, reality show rejects and other unworthy dim-wits. But with Jade's reputation jaded, she is now a very damaged Goody indeed.