Meaning

Primary

Idiot

Alternative

Dumb

Word Type

noun, な adjective

Explanation

You learned that 抜ける is "to fall out." If an interval of time falls out of you, you're totally spaced out. You won't learn anything and you'll become an idiot.

Reading

まぬけ
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The readings come from the reading of and from 抜く.

Context

Context Sentences

彼に間抜けな田舎者のお上りさんだと思われたくないの。

I don’t want him to think of me as a stupid country bumpkin.

Kanji Composition