Definition of an insult to someone's intelligence in English:

an insult to someone's intelligence

phrase

  • Something too simple or basic for someone.

    ‘he viewed the article as an insult to his intelligence’
    • ‘He found the party's drama an insult to his intelligence.’
    • ‘This play is a criminal waste of two great talents and, if I may say so, an insult to the intelligence of the audience.’
    • ‘When so-called scary family movies play it safe, it seems less like a thrill ride and more like an insult to kids' intelligence.’
    • ‘It would be an insult to his intelligence to suggest that he doesn't know this much.’
    • ‘This piece of implausible tripe is an insult to the intelligence of even the most brain dead of Sunday night viewers.’
    • ‘It's an insult to my intelligence to think I won't question why there have been hundreds of unanswered murders prior to his mother, yet the folks assume it must be the otherwise harmless son.’
    • ‘To suggest adverse statistics are a sign of success, rather than failure, is an insult to our intelligence.’
    • ‘Commercials may be crass, loud, an insult to our intelligence.’
    • ‘This is an insult to the intelligence of his readers.’
    • ‘This abomination is an insult to taxpayers' intelligence, and why we have put up with this nonsense is mystifying.’