Reverse Dictionary – STUPID – PHRASES


STUPID, STUPIDITY, STUPIDLY – PHRASES
– addressed to someone who has said or done something stupid YOU NEED YOUR HEAD EXAMINED 1942 US sl.

– addressed to someone who has said or done something stupid YOU WANT YOUR HEAD EXAMINING 1942 US sl.

– descriptive of a stupid, strong fellow SIX HAT AND A FIFTY SHIRT Bk1942 Amer. sl.

– descriptive of a stupid, strong fellow STRONG BACK AND A WEAK MIND Bk1942 Amer. sl.

– he is a stupid, slow person HE COULDN’T RUN GUTS FOR A SLOW BUTCHER Bk1999 Aust. sl.

– he is stupid HE DRIVES UPHILL WITH THE CLUTCH SLIPPING Bk1999 Aust. sl.

– he is stupid, lacking in intelligence or common sense THE LIFT DOESN’T GO TO THE TOP FLOOR 1985

– he is stupid or in a state of confusion DOESN’T KNOW IF HE’S/SHE’S ARTHUR OR MARTHA 1964 Aust. & NZ sl.

– he is stupid or incompetent CAN’T FIND ONE’S BUTT WITH BOTH HANDS (IN BROAD DAYLIGHT) Bk2006 US sl.

– he is stupid, simple-minded NOT ALL HIS DOGS ARE BARKING Bk1999 Aust. sl.

– I’m not stupid; don’t take me for a fool I DIDN’T COME DOWN IN THE LAST SHOWER (OF RAIN) 20C Aust. sl.

– I’m not stupid; don’t take me for a fool I DIDN’T FALL OFF A CHRISTMAS TREE 1940s sl.

– response to somebody who has just done something stupid or embarrassing PICK UP YOUR FACE Bk1998 teen sl.

– said of a person thought to be stupid, feeble-minded, absent-minded, inattentive, etc. NOBODY HOME UPSTAIRS 1951 Amer. dial.

– said of a person thought to be stupid, feeble-minded, inattentive, etc. NOBODY HOME c1915 Amer. sl.

– said of a person who has more strength than intelligence MORE BALLS THAN BRAINS a1890 US sl.

– stupid A COUPLE OF PIES SHORT OF A GRAND FINAL Bk1999 Aust. sl.

– stupid DRIVES UPHILL WITH THE CLUTCH SLIPPING Bk1999 Aust. sl.

– stupid NOT KNOW TOODLUM SQUAW 1968 Amer. dial.

– stupid NOT MUCH UP TOP 1961 sl.

– stupid, dazed, or unaware THE LIGHTS ARE ON BUT NOBODY’S HOME 1983 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant NOT TO KNOW A BEE FROM A BULL’S FOOT 1812 Amer. dial.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ARSE (ASS) FROM A HOLE IN THE GROUND 1936 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM A HOT ROCK 1939 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM A JUG OF APPLE CIDER 1972 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM A MUSKET 1862 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM A PITCHFORK 1985 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM A RIFLE BARREL 1972 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM A STALK OF BANANAS 1939 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM A WIND SCOOP ABOUT SHIP’S WORK 1958 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM ICE CREAM 1983 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM MAMMOTH CAVE 1947 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM ONE’S AILERON 1969 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM ONE’S ARMPIT 1962 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM ONE’S ELBOW 1897 sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM ONE’S LEFT FOOT 1966 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM PORK SAUSAGE 1970 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM THE BACK SIDE OF A CHECKER BOARD 1972 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S ASS FROM THIRD BASE 1955 Amer. sl.

– stupid, ignorant, or confused NOT KNOW ONE’S BRASS FROM ONE’S OBOE 

– stupid, lacking in intelligence A FEW STUBBIES SHORT OF A SIX-PACK Bk1999 Aust. sl.

– stupid, lacking in intelligence A SNAG SHORT OF A BARBIE Bk1999 Aust. sl.

– stupid, lacking in intelligence FEW STUBBIES SHORT OF A SIX-PACK Bk1999 Aust. sl.

– stupid; lacking in intelligence HAVE SHIT FOR BRAINS 1986 Aust. sl.

– stupid, lacking in intelligence ONE SANDWICH SHORT OF A PICNIC 1985 sl.

– stupid, simple-minded NOT ALL HIS DOGS ARE BARKING Bk1999 Aust. sl.

– stupid; the idea is that a hole in the skull might let some of the foolishness out TAP FOR THE SIMPLES 1953 Amer. dial.

– stupid, unaware, uninformed HAVE YOUR HEAD UP YOUR ASS 1944 US sl.

– underlines the absolute stupidity or inadequacy of the person so assailed IF HIS BRAINS WERE BELLS, THEY WOULDNT’ MAKE HIS EARS RING 1920s sl.

– underlines the absolute stupidity or inadequacy of the person so assailed IF HIS BRAINS WERE DYNAMITE, THERE WOULDN’T BE ENOUGH TO BLOW HIS HEAD OFF 1920s sl.

– underlines the absolute stupidity or inadequacy of the person so assailed IF HIS BRAINS WERE DYNAMITE, THERE WOULDN’T BE ENOUGH TO BLOW HIS NOSE OFF 1920s sl.

– underlines the absolute stupidity or inadequacy of the person so assailed IF HIS BRAINS WERE GAS, THEY COULDN’T POWER A FLEA’S MOTORCYCLE AROUND THE INSIDE OF A CHEERIO 1970s African-American sl.

– underlines the absolute stupidity or inadequacy of the person so assailed IF HIS BRAINS WERE MADE OF ELASTIC, THERE WOULDN’T BE ENOUGH TO MAKE A GARTER FOR A CANARY’S LEG 1990s African-American sl.

– very stupid DON’T KNOW ENOUGH TO POUND ACORNS IN A WOODPECKER HOLE 1923 Amer. dial.

– very stupid DON’T KNOW ENOUGH TO POUND SAND IN A RAT-HOLE 1912 Amer. dial.

– very stupid DON’T KNOW ENOUGH TO POUR CHAMBER LYE OUT OF A BOOT 1935 Amer. dial.

– very stupid DON’T KNOW ENOUGH TO POUR PISS OUT OF A BOOT 1931 Amer. dial.

– very stupid HE AIN’T GOT SENSE ENOUGH TO CARRY GUTS TO A BEAR Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT ENOUGH SENSE TO BELL A BULL 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT ENOUGH SENSE TO BELL A BUZZARD 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT ENOUGH SENSE TO BELL A BUZZER 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT ENOUGH SENSE TO BELL A CAT 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT ENOUGH SENSE TO BELL A COW 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT ENOUGH SENSE TO BELL A GOOSE 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT ENOUGH SENSE TO POUR PISS OUT OF A BOOT WITH THE DIRECTIONS ON THE HEEL 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT ENOUGH SENSE TO POUR SKIM MILK OUT OF A RUBBER BOOT 1978 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT ENOUGH SENSE TO POUR WATER OUT OF A BARREL 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW ANKLES FROM ELBOWS 1968 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEANS FROM A BULL’S FOOT 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEANS FROM APPLE BUTTER 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEANS FROM BULLFOOT ABOUT BISCUITS 1982 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEANS FROM BULLFROGS 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEANS FROM BUTTER 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEANS FROM BUTTONS 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEANS FROM PEAS 1966 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEANS FROM PEAS WHEN THE PADS ARE OPEN 1966 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEANS WHEN THE BAG’S OPEN 1876 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEANS WHEN THE BAG’S UNTIED 1917 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEANS WHEN THE POD’S OPEN 1966 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEANS WITH THE SACK OPEN 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEEF FROM BULL’S FOOT c1950 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEEF FROM BUTTER 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEEF FROM THE BULL’S TAIL 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW BEESWAX FROM BULL FOOT 1966 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW PEAS 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid NOT KNOW THE FRONT END OF A CAMERA FROM ONE’S ASSHOLE 1949 Amer. sl.

– very stupid, slow COULDN’T RUN GUTS FOR A SLOW BUTCHER Bk1999 Aust. sl.

– very stupid; ignorant NOT KNOW ONE’S ARSE (ASS) FROM ONE’S ELBOW 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid; ignorant NOT KNOW ONE’S ASSHOLE FROM ONE’S ELBOW 1965 Amer. dial.

– very stupid; lacking common sense NOT KNOW BEANS FROM BARLEY IF THE BAGS WERE OPEN 1965 Amer. dial.

– you are stupid YOU COULDN’T FIND YOUR ARSE WITH BOTH HANDS 1999 UK sl.