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A condition where a person so dumb, that he fails to realise how dumb he actually is. Frankly, lacking the competence to identify incompetence - often resulting is immense self-confidence and talking massive cock.
bimbo: "I don't eat crabs coz they kill it when it's alive, it's cruel to do that."
dude: "that's the dunning-kruger effect for ya."
by Infected_Banana May 13, 2016
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Feb 23 Word of the Day
The process of searching a building for an empty bathroom. A successful bowl search typically relieves the frustration of uncomftorably defecating around others, although in less frequent cases the desire to urinate alone is a factor. Bowl searching can be done anywhere although it is most prevelant on college campuses.
"In college I did a lot of bowl searching."

"Sam went to the bathroom like 20 minutes ago. Jeez, what's taking so long?"

"He's probably bowl searching."
by A bowl searcher June 06, 2011
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When someone is bad/stupid/ignorant in a field, and thinks they are great/good/guru/expert. This normally happens due to people not having enough knowledge in that field to even know that they are bad at this field. A great place to find and report these people is at /r/iamverysmart
Dude1 : I am an expert in math
Dude2 : You are falling to the dunning-kruger effect (seriously wtf why do I have to include the word in this), all you know is how to add and subtract
by Click Here! December 22, 2017
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In common usage, it means "clueless of being ignorant" but it's used to add an air of fake scientific authority to a cheap shot. It generally outs the author as an incompetent writer, ironically exhibiting the Dunning-Kruger effect themselves.
"G is the classic example of the Dunning-Kruger effect."
G: "No, the classic example is still your Mom's abortionist."
by notoriousgit July 22, 2018
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