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DEAF, DUMB, AND BLIND. A man born deaf, dumb, and blind, is considered an idiot. (q.v.) 1 Bl. Com. 304; F. N. B. 233; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2111.

DUMB. One who cannot speak; a person who is mute. See Deaf and dumb, Deaf, dumb, and blind; Mute, standing mute.

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The police impounded the dumber for further legal action.
Dumb And Dumber To" showcases ridiculous and hilarious scenes, but the first film "Dumb and Dumber" was much funnier.
Then again, Dumb and Dumber To mixes gross-out with a bracing willingness to offend absolutely everyone: you don't get many Hollywood comedies making fun of Chinese people saying 'wrong' for 'long', not to mention gay-panic gags and gratuitous AIDS references.
Technical credits are rough and ramshackle, but if you wandered into "Dumb and Dumber To" to study the cinematography, the joke is clearly on you.
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Skateboarding's getting worse and worse, as the new generations get dumber and dumber.
Increasingly dumb ideas were being made into even dumber programmes, each submitting an ever diminishing law of returns.
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One hopes that, for their own sakes, this movie's talented young actors soon graduate to dumber, more carefree teen comedies.
Could we suggest: The Blair Witch Project, Howard's End, the lesser-known Howard The Duck from 1986, or perhaps Clueless, Without A Paddle and Dumb And Dumber.
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Another Farrelly movie, 'Dumb and Dumber,' comes to mind.