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Definition of sharpest knife in the drawer, the

sharpest knife in the drawer, the

noun

  • used only for comparison, to imply that a person is either insane or unintelligent.
    He's not the sharpest knife in the drawer.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Leah P. on May 20 2009.

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