what does the word BIMBO mean..?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Bimbo is a term that emerged in popular English language usage in the early 20th century to describe a physically attractive but unintelligent woman. Use of this term began in the United States as early as 1919, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, which cites the American Magazine issue of November that year. The sense here was of a stupid man (see below). The etymology is given only as "slang (orig. U.S.)". Further cites in the OED show the male sense being used by P.G. Wodehouse as late as 1947, in Full Moon. The first cite in the OED for its female meaning is in 1929, from the scholarly journal American Speech, where the definition was given simply as "a woman".

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  • 1 decade ago

    (informal, disapproving) a young person, usually a woman, who is sexually attractive but not very intelligent:

    He’s going out with an empty-headed bimbo half his age.

    Source(s): oxford advanced learners dictionary
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  • 1 decade ago

    A woman or girl who does not seem to have much intelligence. Or is naive.

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  • 1 decade ago

    It used to be a dumb blonde woman. Now it's a dumb woman or man, but still more a woman, unfortunately. :)

    Source(s): English Major.
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  • its also my dads bakery. BIMBO Bakery.

    Source(s): my brain.
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  • 1 decade ago

    it's just a childhood name for kids way back yonder decades ago'

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