[ adjective ] slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
"so dense he never understands anything I say to him" "never met anyone quite so dim" "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray "dumb officials"
Used in print(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)
Every man who dabbles_in the market to make a_little easy_money on_the_side and suffers losses could at the time hardly face his wife who was wondering how her husband could be so dumb .(Francis Pollini, Night....)
I was the first to get my squad on_the_ball , and anybody thinkin it was easy is pretty damn dumb .
All those dumb 8 - Balls croaked .
You can do anything with these dumb fucks if you know how .
See , he 's already snapping it up , the dumb jerk * * h Coughlin grinned , feeling supremely on_top_of things * * h He watched the snow once_again .
[ adjective ] lacking the power of human speech