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Synonyms for gormless

(British informal) lacking intelligence and vitality


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"In fact, clearly they are beyond gormless in their knowledge, they have placed the swastika symbol the wrong way.
However, he is not totally gormless; our little trickster has got a few ideas up his sleeve (or are they in his hat)?
Come to think of it, it's probably the best place for Gormless Gordon.
He calls me and other people who have written supporting High Hopes, unsophisticated and the gormless Welsh.
Whatever has happened to the once great Labour Party that they feel the need to embrace such a gormless duo?
HUMILITY won Big Brother for Anthony last year and punters seem to see the same trait in gormless Glyn, who could soon be challenging Pete for favouritism, writes Phil Agius.
Words that cause confusion include gormless, ghostwriter, brutalize, billabong, immolate, papoose, Wicca, and bull session.
Grin, grit, git (seven times), gormless, Welsh, rugby, golden, era, Edwards, John, Bennett, Delme, Harris, modern, Millennium, posterior, elbow, gum shield, truss, Tonga.
Referring to the way Robert Altman will shift the tone of his movies by inserting a scene of horrible violence (the slashing of a gangster's moll's face in the The Long Goodbye or the killing of Keith Carradine's gormless young cowboy in McCabe and Mrs.
"Camilla initially encouraged the relationship between Charles and Diana because she thought Diana was gormless. Camilla never saw Diana as a threat and that the late Princess could be someone she could manipulate," she said (via (https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1046223/Princess-Diana-gormless-camilla-parker-bowles-prince-charles-royal-news-spt) Express ).
News that Princess Eugenie has bagged a gormless, toothy, thick-as-Tarmac quilt who is a mini-me version of her father, right down to not having what's known in the trade as a 'proper job' has shown the royals once again coming to the defence of a Tory government - this time in spades.
What a tatty, gormless piece of negative, unimaginative c***!
Doon Mackichan plays erratic salon boss Sue and the action revolves around her trials and tribulations, together with those of her gormless partner Trevor (Paul Reynolds) and her equally dysfunctional staff.
"He broke my heart," sobbed self-obsessed Izzy after gormless Gary didn't kiss Tina.
A GORMLESS scrap metal thief who stole a bus shelter in broad daylight was jailed for eight months yesterday.