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stupid

Pronunciation: /ˈstuːpəd; ˈstjuːpɪd/

Translation of stupid in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 (foolish) tonto; (unintelligent) estúpido don't be stupid ¡no seas tonto! what a stupid thing to do/say! ¡qué tontería or estupidez! it was stupid of me to accept fue una estupidez aceptar I did something stupid hice una tontería or una estupidez to act stupid hacerse* el tonto, hacer* el papel de idiota he made me look really stupid me dejó en ridículo the whole affair's left me looking pretty stupid he quedado en ridículo or como un tonto con toda esta historia you stupid idiot! ¡imbécil!
    Example sentences
    • Of course, he wasn't stupid or irresponsible enough to abscond completely.
    • Most accidents are caused by blowouts or other mechanical failures and stupid drivers with no common sense.
    • I'm not stupid enough to think that we all feel the same way about everything.
    1.2 (expressing irritation) [colloquial/familiar] maldito [colloquial/familiar], pinche (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] the stupid machine kept my card el maldito or (Mexico/México) pinche cajero me tragó la tarjeta [colloquial/familiar]
  • 2 (unconscious) to knock sb stupid dejar a algn atontado to drink oneself stupid beber hasta perder el sentido

adverb/adverbio

  • [colloquial/familiar] to talk stupid decir* tonterías

noun/nombre

  • [colloquial/familiar] (as form of address/como título de cortesía) tonto, , bobo, [colloquial/familiar]

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