Dumb-dora



noun, Slang.
1.
a foolishly simple, stupid, or scatterbrained woman.

noun phrase

A stupid or vapid young woman; bimbo, dumb bunny: You’re just an average Dumb Dora from north-suburban Chicagoland

[1890s+; said to have been coined by Anita Pines, the first woman stage manager of a burlesque theater]

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