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