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What to say when someone calls you stupid

All of us have been called stupid at some point in time by someone. If some smart-ass is trying to embarrass you and make you look like a dumb ass in front of others, fire off one the snappy comebacks below.

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18 Responses

  1. I will use Person 1 (P1) and Person 2 (P2) to illustrate:

    P1: You’re stupid.
    P2: Good, we have something in common.
    P1: Why you looking for things in common? Did you wish to date me?

    This will better throw P2 off if P1 and P2 are the opposite sex.

  2. Tell the person that stupid is from the latin word “stupidus”, which means a person who is astonished by lots of event. It I was called stupid, well that is actually a compliment for me.

    1. Fill in the name of the person who insulted you in the line. Say, ” You know, they messed up the definition of ‘stupid’ in the dictionary. It should say, in the adjectives section, unintelligent, ignorant, _____________________…”

  3. I would say:
    Oh I’m sorry, seems like I’ve been spending to much time with you.?

    Implying that spending time with them caused my so called “stupidity” was rubbed off by them ??

  4. If someone says “You’re stupid!” then this is what you can do: whisper to the person next to you but loud enough that the insultor can hear you, “He MUST be looking in the mirror.”

    1. this is too overused in my opinion, there are multiple variants like
      P1: “Your Stupid”
      P2: “Do I look like a Mirror to you?”

      Or others which involve reflecting back the other persons insult to themself,
      P1: “Your an idiot”
      P2: “You know, talking to yourself is a bad habit, you should really stop”
      These other variants are a little more interesting in my opinion, but this works as well!

  5. This could be another comeback : Why should i care what you say? You arent the president or anything special

  6. If someone call you stupid say ” I’m stupid ? Is that right? Well, what have you doing in your lifetime that makes you Einstein?” That made everyone laugh at Salma the person who called me stupid everyone laughed at her and she never bullied me again ??

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