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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Ironic then, that thousands of neckbearded mouth-breathers took to social media to complain it was the worst thing since the last Star Wars film - which they also hated because the main character was female.
We need mouth-breathers from Wisconsin and window-lickers from Ohio," declare Pelosi and Feinstein's characters, as portrayed by McKinnon and Cecily Strong.
With the personality of a candy dispenser, she will give all she has if you tilt her head and will grow to please many men." A window is "frosted over by age and carbon dioxide from the procession of a thousand mouth-breathers over decades."
The sets are still a bit dodge - and I wearily accept a whole generation of mouth-breathers will start calling each other smeghead - but I'm chuffed to see former Corrie cabbie-turned-funk DJ Craig Charles finally get the script he deserves.
From airplane to terminal to airplane to customs, I was cocooned in a climate control environment of stale air and mouth-breathers for the 24 hours it took me to get from New York to Lahore.
Adda Birnir, a 26-year-old programmer and media entrepreneur in New York City, says she empathizes with a new breed of coders who are sick of being stereotyped as under-socialized mouth-breathers living in their parents' basements.
Except lately, I have heard numerous road guys discussing the Domino's Pizza hooha in which an employee in Conover, NC, shot a video of another employee making a salami sandwich, farting on it and adding some cheese he had pulled out of his nose --which was posted on YouTube and promptly viewed by millions of slackers and mouth-breathers and apparently had such an effect on Domino's business that its president, Patrick Doyle, made his own YouTube appearance defending the brand.
This one is for the mouth-breathers and kids in the back row.
At least it keeps the mouth-breathers quiet for a couple of minutes every now and then.
Brexit has opened the door to the mouth-breathers who inhabit this festering underworld.
This ex- plained the narrow palate, and long face, seen in some chronic mouth-breathers. In contrast, Hawkins10, Howard11, and Leech12 found no relationship between malocclusion and mouth breathing.
Several hundred mouth-breathers running down your road at night with paving slabs - now that's a good reason to keep your pets indoors.
Children who suffer can become mouth-breathers because the nose is so blocked.
Every club has some mouth-breathers who do their best to sully that club's name but Wednesday night's grim incidents should not be used as a stick with which to beat Hearts and Hibs.
If nothing else, removing these mouth-breathers from the general population would greatly improve the quality of the gene pool - Crawford, Bearsden