lelo

adj.
silly, foolish, stupid, simpleton.
m.
halfwit, dope, silly person.
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lelo
adjetivo
1 familiar gormless, stupid
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lelo, -a *
1.
ADJ (=tonto) slow

quedarse lelo — to be stunned

2.
SM / F (=tonto) halfwit

parece que te ven cara de lelo — they seem to think you're totally stupid, they seem to think you were born yesterday

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-la adjetivo (fam) (tonto) dim; (pasmado) speechless
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= dullard, dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], brainless, twat, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], nonce, gaga, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].
Ex. The dullard's envy of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion that they will come to bad end.
Ex. The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
Ex. I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
Ex. The press may be free, but the system is potty.
Ex. He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
Ex. This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
Ex. Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
Ex. Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
Ex. So if Ellen and Baltar are anything to go by, it seems exceptionally smart people are a bit gaga.
Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
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-la adjetivo (fam) (tonto) dim; (pasmado) speechless
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= dullard, dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], brainless, twat, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], nonce, gaga, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].

Ex: The dullard's envy of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion that they will come to bad end.

Ex: The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
Ex: I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
Ex: The press may be free, but the system is potty.
Ex: He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
Ex: This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
Ex: Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
Ex: Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
Ex: So if Ellen and Baltar are anything to go by, it seems exceptionally smart people are a bit gaga.
Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.

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lelo1 -la
adjective
(fam)
1 (tonto) slow on the uptake, goofy (AmE colloq), dozy (BrE colloq)
2 (pasmado) speechless
me quedé lelo con su respuesta I was struck dumb by his reply, his reply left me speechless
lelo2 -la
masculine, feminine
(fam); dummy (colloq), fool
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lelo
-la adjetivo (fam) (tonto) slow on the uptake;


(pasmado) speechless
lelo,-a familiar
I adjetivo stupid, silly
II sustantivo masculino y femenino dummy, dimwit
'lelo' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
boba
- bobo
- lela
English:
barmy
- birdbrained
- dopey
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lelo, -a
adj
stupid, slow
nm,f
idiot
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lelo
adj slow(-witted)
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lelo, -la adj
: silly, stupid

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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