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What does Captain Obvious mean?

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Captain Obvious

The name Captain Obvious is used in conversation to draw attention to a self-evident fact.

It is used sarcastically to mean that someone had just stated something obvious.

The phrase uses captain in the sense of a comic book super-hero.


John: Did you know that the earth turns around the sun?

Sara: Yes, thank you, Captain Obvious!

This idiom is in the names category

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