Definition of stupid in English:

stupid

Line breaks: stu¦pid
Pronunciation: /ˈstjuːpɪd
 
/

adjective (stupider, stupidest)

noun

informal Back to top  
  • A stupid person (often used as a term of address): you’re not a coward, stupid!
    More example sentences
    • It soon became apparent that he was suffering from the stupids when he repeatedly asked for directions to where we were already taking him.
    • They're still stupids who should not be allowed out in public.
    • I appreciate it a lot, but don't bother with the stupids, for it is wiser to just laugh at them.

Derivatives

stupidly

adverb
More example sentences
  • He said his client had acted completely stupidly and totally out of character.
  • In fact, stupidly, and quite embarrassingly, I was one of the only people really laughing in the room.
  • The first was Jarrett; who quite stupidly charged his opponent with a tediously slow right armed swing.

Origin

mid 16th century: from French stupide or Latin stupidus, from stupere 'be amazed or stunned'.

More definitions of stupid

Definition of stupid in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody