dim bulb
noun Date: 1927 slang dimwit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dim bulb — n. Informal a slow witted person; dimwit dim bulb adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • dim bulb — n. Informal a slow witted person; dimwit dim bulb adj …   English World dictionary

  • dim-bulb — adjective Slow witted. Each of the seven dwarfs, from sober sided Doc to dim bulb Dopey, had a distinct personality. Syn: dumb, stupid See Also: dim bulb …   Wiktionary

  • dim bulb — noun A person who is slow witted. Dwight Eisenhower was roundly derided by the liberal intelligentsia as a Mr. Malaprop, a golf playing, crony loving dim bulb. Syn: dimwit, dope, dunderhead, nitwit See Also: dim bulb …   Wiktionary

  • dim bulb — n. a dull person; a stupid person. □ George seems to be a dim bulb, but he’s a straight A student. □ I feel like such a dim bulb when I do things like that …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dim bulb — noun slang : dimwit * * * noun, pl ⋯ bulbs [count] US informal : a person who is not very smart He was considered something of a dim bulb by his coworkers …   Useful english dictionary

  • dim bulb — n American a dimwit or dullard. The phrase evokes a low wattage light bulb …   Contemporary slang

  • bulb — noun 1 part of an electric lamp ADJECTIVE ▪ electric ▪ light ▪ 100 watt, 60 watt, etc. ▪ bare, naked …   Collocations dictionary

  • dim — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb Dim is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑eye, ↑light Dim is used with these nouns as the object: ↑light {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. Dim is used with these nouns: ↑blur, ↑bulb, ↑corridor, ↑glow, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Incandescent light bulb — The incandescent light bulb, incandescent lamp or incandescent light globe is a source of electric light that works by incandescence, (a general term for heat driven light emissions which includes the simple case of black body radiation). An… …   Wikipedia

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