Foolish vs Bimbo - What's the difference?

foolish | bimbo |


As a adjective foolish

is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.

As a noun bimbo is

(derogatory|slang) a physically attractive woman who lacks intelligence.

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foolish

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
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  • *:As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish , but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
  • Resembling or characteristic of a fool.
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  • *(Aeschylus)
  • *:It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish .
  • Synonyms

    * absurd * idiotic * ridiculous * silly * unwise

    Antonyms

    * wise

    Derived terms

    * foolishness

    bimbo

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (derogatory, slang) A physically attractive woman who lacks intelligence.
  • (derogatory, slang) A stupid or a foolish person.
  • Synonyms

    * * See also

    Derived terms

    * bimbodom * bimbette * bimboesque * bimbohood * bimboism * himbo

    Quotations

    (physically attractive woman who lacks intelligence) * A bimbo is a woman who is not pretty enough to be a model, not smart enough to be an actress, and not nice enough to be a poisonous snake. — * 2004': Fey [...] makes hay with the thought processes of a purebred '''bimbo — ''(The New Yorker) , 10 May 2004. (stupid or foolish person) * {{quote-book, i1=* , year=1960 , author= , title=(Jeeves in the Offing) , section=chapter III , passage=And one had to remember that most of the bimbos to whom Roberta Wickham had been giving the bird through the years had been of the huntin', shootin' and fishin' type, fellows who had more or less shot their bolt after saying 'Eh, what?' and slapping their leg with a hunting crop.}} * {{quote-book, i1=* , year=1960 , author= , title=(Jeeves in the Offing) , section=chapter XIII , passage=Isn't he the bimbo who took the bread out of the mouths of the Thursday Review people? Chuck the blighter out of the window and we want to see him bounce.}}

    See also

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