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Is there a word dumber?

Is there a word dumber?

—adj. 1. lacking intelligence or good judgment; stupid; dull-witted. 2.

What does dumber mean?

adjective, dumb·er, dumb·est. lacking intelligence or good judgment; stupid; dull-witted. lacking the power of speech (offensive when applied to humans): a dumb animal. refraining from any or much speech; silent. made, done, etc., without speech.

What is the meaning of Dumb and Dumber?

a slow to understand; dim-witted. b foolish; stupid.

What is the comparative of dumb?

Superlative. dumbest. The comparative form of dumb; more dumb.

Is Dumber proper English?

But the major dictionaries would disagree; stupider is commonly cited as the correct comparative form of the adjective stupid. Stupider is grammatically correct, it is a real word, and it’s been in use for at least the last two hundred years.

What is another word for dumber?

What is another word for dumber?

stupider denser
more brainless more doltish
more mindless more unintelligent
more vacuous more witless
more dopey more idiotic

Is Smarter a word?

Yet, “smarter” is the correct form in the comparative of the word “smart.” Why is this? Using our example words above, let’s form some comparatives and superlatives: “Sally is more intelligent than Tom.

What kind of word is smarter?

adjective – Word

Can you say more smart?

‘More smart’ is grammatically incorrect, the correct comparative degree of ‘smart’ – as a one syllable adjective , is ‘smarter’ . ‘more’ is used with 2 or more syllable- adjectives/adverbs : more honest, more modern, more slowly, more valuable, more beautifully etc.

Is most scariest grammatically correct?

So, use ‘scarier’. Hi good question 🙂 more scary- would be (scarier) the most scary (scariest) as this is discriptive you can always use this to remember for other words such as (hot,cold,old,new for example;new,newer,newest.

Is much smarter correct?

Much smarter and more intelligent is correct. However, if you mean intelligent when you use the word smart, then one of them is redundant. If you mean smart in the sense that she dresses better than her sister, the sentence is correct.

Is it smarter than or smarter then?

They are both correct. Usage trumps reference and the majority of native English speakers use ‘me’ over ‘I’. With “smarter than I”, than is used as a conjunction and the verb to be is implied to make “smarter than I am”.

Is it smarter than I smarter than me?

Smarter than me is the most common form in spoken language and also the second most common one in English literature, so it can hardly be considered wrong. Don’t be afraid to use it. That’s just how the language developed. Smarter than I has been traditionally understood as a short way of saying “smarter than I am”.

Is better than me grammatically correct?

In written English, especially in a formal document such as a business letter or a school assignment, most native speakers believe that the subject pronouns I, he, she, we, and they are correct after than. Therefore, if you want to sound educated and correct, it is safer to use “better than I.”

Do you use I or me after?

Both use than as a conjunction, but when you use the subject pronoun I, you’re saying Aardvark likes Squiggly more than I [like Squiggly], and when you use the object pronoun me, you’re saying Aardvark likes Squiggly more than [Aardvark likes] me.

Who is taller he or him?

“He is taller than him” is incorrect because a subject (“he”) is being compared to an object (“him”). When a comparison is being made between two otherwise equal entities, both are subjects, and the only difference in question is their height.