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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

mouth-breather

n. a stupid-acting person. I always end up with a mouth-breather on a blind date.
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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