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dumb

lacking the power to speak, either because of defects in the vocal organs or because of hereditary deafness; mute

dumb

Passive. Not performing any business processing. See dumb network and dumb terminal.
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A WONDERFULLY farcical mixture of Rocky and Dumb and Dumber starring Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid and Bill Murray, Kingpin is one of those films you just can't help laughing at.
The brothers earned pounds 127 million for Dumb And Dumber, starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels.
Traumatized by a serial-husband father and, we're to intuit, a string of poisoned relationships as a result (a lovesick recent ex, played by an uncredited Kevin Bacon, is demonized as an unhinged loser/stalker), Frannie contemplates poetry in her dreary apartment, tutors students who probably want to rape her and communes with her dumber, even more romantically unfulfilled half-sister, Pauline (Jennifer Jason Leigh).
Delighted Tayport boss Dave Baikie revealed he had used the film Dumb and Dumber to relax his nervous heroes.
HILARIOUS comedy Dumb And Dumber is now an animated series on Cartoon Network.
ownership, brought to TBS Superstation and TNT such titles as Castle Rock's 1994 Academy Award(R)-nominated THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION (premiering on TNT in June '97) and New Line's 1994 mega-hit comedy DUMB AND DUMBER (premiering on TBS Superstation in September '97).
Neil Silver, the president of the mechanics union that called the strike, characterized the appeal to resume work ``dumb and dumber.
has proven itself as one of the home entertainment industry's leading suppliers, with its award-winning domestic home video unit setting several sales records, including distribution of the best-selling comedy rental of all-time, Dumb and Dumber.
her penetrating episode-two insight, seems dumber than usual.
But how long is that good fortune at Chatsworth and all the elementary schools in the Valley going to last when the cars get bigger and faster, and the drivers dumber and more distracted?
In the past year, New Line Cinema and Fine Line Features have produced such box-office hits as "Seven," "Mortal Kombat," "Friday," "Hoop Dreams" and "Dumb and Dumber.
Besides yet a third installment of the ever-clever ``Chanukah Song'' over the closing credits, the picture features half a dozen new compositions that, despite the dumber gags, maintain as high a standard of witty wordplay and narrative revelation as the rest of the movie screamingly lacks.