dim bulb

noun

Definition of dim bulb

slang

  1. :  dimwit

Examples of dim bulb in a Sentence

  1. He was considered something of a dim bulb by his coworkers.

  2. she's a dim bulb for sure, but he certainly didn't marry her for her brains

First Known Use of dim bulb

1927


DIM BULB Defined for English Language Learners

dim bulb

noun

Definition of dim bulb for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is not very smart


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