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dum·bo

 (dŭm′bō)
n. pl. dum·bos Slang
A person regarded as stupid.
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dumbo

(ˈdʌmbəʊ)
n, pl -bos
slang a slow-witted unintelligent person
[C20: after the flying elephant in Dumbo, the Walt Disney cartoon released in 1941]
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dumbo

noun
Slang. A mentally dull person:
Slang: dimwit, dumbbell.
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Translations

dumbo

[ˈdʌmbəʊ] Ntonto/a m/f
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dumbo

n (inf: = stupid person) → Doofkopp m (inf)
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dumbo

[ˈdʌmbəʊ] n (fam) → scemo/a
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References in periodicals archive ?
A baby elephant is born with oversized ears and a supreme lack of confidence but thanks to his even more diminutive buddy - Timothy the Mouse - the big-eared elephant learns to surmount all obstacles (1941)
Relegated to the circus' clown acts it is up to his only friend, Timothy the mouse, to help Dumbo learn that his spectacular ears make him unique and special, allowing him to soar to fame as the world's only flying elephant.
There are some unforgettable scenes as Dumbo, a baby circus elephant whose ears enable him to fly, embarks on a journey of discovery with his best friend Timothy the Mouse.