"Stupid is as stupid does."

Posted by Word Camel on March 19, 2003

In Reply to: "Stupid is as stupid does." posted by Tony Lee on March 19, 2003

: Would anyone kindly tell me the meaning of this expression? Thanks.

It means that and intelligent person who does stupid things is still stupid. You are what you do.

Another variation is "beauty is as beauty does" or "ugly is as ugly does".