mouth breather


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mouth breather

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

mouth-breather

A dimwitted, foolish, or idiotic person; someone of low or stunted intelligence. Used as an insult. I'm tired of getting picked on by these mouth-breathers. I can't wait to go to college where I can meet people who aren't afraid to think.

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 the repeated intake of air is drying out your saliva.
We're saying it's to be expected that some mouth breather in three-quarter-length joggies and shiny trainers can be trusted to act like a normal human being.
Whether an individual is a nasal or mouth breather, various studies have discussed the possible influences of these respiratory patterns on the functional, neuromuscular, skeletal and dental functions.
J oy is a mouth breather and was wondering if she breathes irregularly.
Now if one bloke can kill the most famous man in the world and get away with it (I know who did it, but can't say) then some tattooed, shaven-headed mouth breather is going to negotiate his way from the terraces to the pitch, bypassing the half-dozen bored stewards who don't even make minimum wage.
Are you a mouth breather or do you always breathe through our nose?
If you are always a mouth breather, check with your health care provider.
We do it once a month and it fills up every month," she said, adding that some students take the class several times to get used to using the breathing regulator," You wouldn't think it would be that different, but your mask covers your nose so you have to become a mouth breather.
The first thing the famed holistic goddess asked was if I'm a nose breather or mouth breather.
The mouth-breathing test: If you can only make a snoring noise with your mouth open then you're a mouth breather.
You're a mouth breather and the surface of your tongue dries out during the night so that the dead cells on the surface can't be cleared away.
She may also have bad breath and increased tooth decay, especially if she is a mouth breather.
Clinical examination revealed that the patient was a mouth breather with hyponasal speech.
A tongue may also become dry if you breathe through your mouth a lot, especially if you're a mouth breather at night and snore.
Also available is the Mouth Breather and Snorer version.