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n. A person who tends to space out often. He or she does not respond when directly spoken to. The space cadet is not necessarily a person of low intelligence or a heavy drug user, but rather one who is so easily lost in reverie that he or she loses all awareness of the surrounding physical world.
Don't bother trying to get her attention, she's being a space cadet.
by ginsoakedgirl July 23, 2004
10 Words related to space cadet
one that is spacey, that isn't always there
"Holly is such a space cadet, she catches on so slowly"
by Morgan Alexandra February 14, 2008
Someone who just spaces out all the time, usually when they should be doing something productive instead.
I was a Space-Cadet in history class, so I missed all the assignments and I'm going fail this stupid course!
by Shawn B. April 02, 2003
When people are in their own little world, constantly "spaced out" of their current surroundings and positions. Often associated with not paying attention, or confusion towards otherwise simple tasks.
"Listen Slick, I'm not going to repeat the story a 3rd time just because you're being a Space Cadet."
by ClubChamp March 16, 2015
Salfordian slang often accompanied by various other slang words, it's normally said in jest but can also be used in anger if the correct wording is used. 'Space-Cadet' is used for describing an Empty headed person that does things so stupid that you can't help but stand in amazement shaking your head thinking "any normal person with half a brain just would not do that'

Not to be confused with 'Space-Man' as that is used to describe a person that has been smoking the widely cultivated plant we all know as 'cannabis..'
IN JEST: Ha-ha, what did you expect to happen when you put your wet finger in that plug socket your a Propa Fecking Space-Cadet you..

by therocketmaster March 10, 2014
To get soo high you're just flying around somewhere in space. Launched pass the moon.
Damn this that straight space cadet stuff, got me higher than a Jetson but my name ain't elroy
by krisTolmeth April 08, 2015
To be in space, totally out of any conversation.
My mom is a space cadet, she never remembers anything i say. Even when i scream at her.
by augustine peterson horner February 03, 2008

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