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dumbo Syllabification: dum·bo
Pronunciation: /ˈdəmbō/

Definition of dumbo in English:

noun (plural dumbos)

A stupid person.
Example sentences
  • After lengthy consideration I decided that the intellectual standard was a bit too high already for some of you dumbos out there, so instead I am starting a review column.
  • Identify all the dumbos out there - in politics, in government, wherever they may find themselves - and invariably they are not readers.
  • And all us poor dumbos at home in our lounge-rooms lose.


1950s: from dumb + -o, popularized by the 1941 cartoon film Dumbo.

Words that rhyme with dumbo

Colombo, gumbo, jumbo, mumbo-jumbo, umbo

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