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A stupid person.
idiot, ass, halfwit, nincompoop, blockhead, buffoon, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, cretin, imbecile, dullard, moron, simpleton, clodView synonyms
- ‘Put a microphone in front of the pea-brain excuse for a man, and he shows his retardation instantly.’
- ‘These days, guys either were sleazebags, pea-brains, clingy, or all three.’
- ‘Do you pea-brains not comprehend the seriousness of this situation?’
- ‘You pea-brain, do you really think that's gonna work?’
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