pea-brained


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pea-brained

Particularly stupid, foolish, or narrow-minded. The town hall meeting was hijacked by a few pea-brained morons trying to protest the new highway development. Don't let Tom's comments get you down—he's just a pea-brained jerk who puts other people down to make himself feel smart.
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Look, as much as I'd love to awn over my slobbering, pea-brained counterpart, let me say that cats can make you happy, too.
SOME pea-brained pundits still like to insist that darts is a game, not a sport, scornfully putting it on a par with dominoes and cribbage.
With activist zeal, she wrote compassionately on behalf of the pea-brained stegosaurus, the doomed dodo, and common roadkill.
It's easy to laugh at this piece of pea-brained fundamentalism.
A flash of lightning strikes a pea-brained, turnip-headed Scarecrow - and he comes to life.
The actions of such pea-brained morons suggests it might be true.
I had one of these in April at Sun 'n Fun, when I came to the inescapable conclusion that I'm a dinosaur, a mud-hugging, pea-brained Jurassic throwback.
What a pea-brained thing to suggest that, just because they wear clean clothes and brush their hair, and generally behave in a civilised manner, they are enjoying the limelight.
It's about time programme makers started to treat us like adults, and not pea-brained idiots with the attention span of a goldfish.
The pea-brained officer must learn that discretion will bring the respect of the public at large.
My first impulse was to feel sorry for the speaker's nephew, who had to be in school while his pea-brained uncle got to go to glamorous parties in Park City, Utah, and bad-mouth Gus Van Sant's visionary new movie.
The biggest threat to the long-form article, Scherer suggests, isn't pea-brained readers, but editors who believe their own condescending blather about what readers want.
Beating those pea-brained, cold-blooded, piscatorial combatants is the organizational context, i.e., meeting the organization's objectives of (angling) dominance through minimal risk taking and maximum outcomes (fish in the bag).
Amanda Naughton is all elegance as embittered Countess Charlotte, and Brad Little is aptly tall, big-voiced and pea-brained as her two-timing husband.
'It is quite easy for anyone to make such pea-brained claims and besmirch the names of Bayan Muna, Anakpawis and ACT Teachers party lists.