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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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dumbo

[ˈdʌmbəʊ] Ntonto/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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 ?
Dumbo would also direct operators to where footage was stored on a system so it could be deleted or corrupted.
With an Academy Award@ for Best Music ('Baby Mine' and 'When I See An Elephant Fly'), Dumbo is filled with adventure and colourful characters - and is now available in limited edition packaging.
The actor and filmmaker was promoting Disney's new live-action film "Dumbo," set for release in U.S.
But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting persuasive entrepreneur VA Vandevere (Michael Keaton), who recruits the amazing elephant for his newest, larger-than-life entertainment venture, Dreamland.
The new co-working outpost is located a short walk from their Dumbo House location at Empire Stores.
We found that the loudest scenes in Dumbo reached 107 decibels (dB) - the same as a drill.
The woman, who is described as being in her mid-thirties, and her kids did not end up seeing "Dumbo," at that theater at least, as the mother fled the theater shortly after the assault. 
The success of those explains Disney's eagerness to continue that streak with three flagship 'live-action' releases just this year, beginning with Burton's Dumbo. The film was first announced a few years ago, but sadly for fans of the original and the lauded director, the uneven and uninspiring offering wasn't worth the wait.
Dumbo gave the ex-Knightswood High School pupil, who also starred in BBC sitcom Two Doors Down, her first major movie role but her head isn't in the clouds.