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.

History and Etymology for moron

irregular from Greek mōros foolish, stupid

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More Definitions for moron

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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