Dumb quotes


straight quotation marks, as compared to curved smart quotes

If you import text or copy-and-paste from another application, you may have to replace the dumb quotes manually.


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  • Dumb-sheave

    noun, Nautical. 1. a block having no sheave or other part rolling with the movement of a line. 2. a groove in a spar or other timber, through which a rope can slide.

  • Dumbshit

    /ˈdʌmˌʃɪt/ noun 1. a stupid person adjective 2. extremely stupid noun Stupid; cretinoid, Dufus: Yeah, right. Dumbshit, two-term Reagan (1960s+)

  • Dumb-show

    noun 1. a part of a dramatic representation given in pantomime, common in early English drama. 2. gestures without speech. noun 1. a part of a play acted in pantomime, popular in early English drama 2. meaningful gestures; mime

  • Dumbsize

    verb to reduce the personnel in a company to a point where the work can no longer be carried out effectively or profitably Examples Downsizing has gone too far and has become dumbsizing. Word Origin patterned on ‘downsize’

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