dumber than a door-nail

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Someone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.
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In my youth, it was common to hear references to individuals as to their supposed or proclaimed mental or emotional deficiencies.

Submitted by WerterBuch on October 10, 2015

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más tonto que un clavo de puerta

plus bête qu'un clou

più stupido di un chiodo della porta

מטומטם מאשר מסמר

głupszy niż gwoździe do drzwi

тупее, чем дверной гвоздь

دروازے کی کیل سے زیادہ ڈمبر

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