dumbly dumbly

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in a stupid manner
  2. (adv) in an inarticulate manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. We just dumbly bought some goods from the West and spent everything here.
  2. Sacred Site In a Stupa: Wandering dumbly around a temple with no understanding of what you're looking at is incredibly boring.
  3. In jam-packed rows the crowds stood dumbly around one cashier's cage, staring.

News

  • Whomp on fools until nothing remains: Why Louisville's schedule is perfect

    If you watched 24 , and you knew what was good for you, you stopped watching after the fifth of its eight seasons. It was always a fundamentally silly collection of Tom Clancyan pulp for the American Idol set, but it at least answered each of its dumbly implausible twists with an underpinning of logic that tried to keep our suspensions of disbelief in place. The first lady just got stabbed in ...
    on September 3, 2013     Source: SB Nation

Quotes

  1. Roberts said the officers "were free to enter; it would serve no purpose to require them to stand dumbly at the door awaiting a response while those within brawled on, oblivious to their presence."
    on May 22, 2006 By: John Roberts Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "I dumbly said I was going to get into a bathing suit in front of four million people, so I had to step my game up," says Shepherd. "This is the most [Don] has seen of me. Usually I just cancel."
    on Jun 10, 2009 By: Sherri Shepherd Source: People Magazine

  3. "I pitched very dumbly," Duke said. "I went totally against the way I had planned to pitch Francoeur. I got myself into trouble, then I went back to my plan and made my pitches."
    on Aug 1, 2005 By: Zach Duke Source: Monessen Valley Independent

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