moron

noun
mo·​ron | \ˈmȯr-ˌän \

Definition of moron 

1 : a very stupid person They were acting like a bunch of morons.

2 dated, now offensive : a person affected with mild mental retardation

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Other Words from moron

moronic \ mə-​ˈrä-​nik , mȯ-​ \ adjective
moronically \ -​ni-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb
moronism \ ˈmȯr-​ˌä-​ˌni-​zəm \ noun
moronity \ mə-​ˈrä-​nə-​tē , mȯ-​ \ noun

Examples of moron in a Sentence

They were acting like a bunch of morons. I can't believe I did something so stupid. I feel like a complete moron.

First Known Use of moron

1910, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for moron

irregular from Greek mōros foolish, stupid

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The first known use of moron was in 1910

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moron

noun

English Language Learners Definition of moron

: a very stupid or foolish person

moron

noun
mo·​ron | \ˈmȯr-ˌän \

Kids Definition of moron

: a stupid or foolish person

moron

noun
mo·​ron | \ˈmō(ə)r-ˌän, ˈmȯ(ə)r- \

Medical Definition of moron 

dated, now offensive

: a person affected with mild mental retardation

Other Words from moron

moronic \ mə-​ˈrän-​ik, mȯ-​ \ adjective dated, now offensive

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moron

noun
mo·​ron | \ˈmōr-ˌän \

Legal Definition of moron 

: a person with a mild or moderate intellectual disability used formerly — see also idiot

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