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Mo·rón

 (mō-rōn′)
A city of eastern Argentina, an industrial suburb of Buenos Aires.

mo·ron

 (môr′ŏn′)
n.
1. A person who is considered foolish or stupid.
2. A person with mild intellectual disability having a mental age of from 7 to 12 years and generally having communication and social skills enabling some degree of academic or vocational education. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.

[From Greek mōron, neuter of mōros, stupid, foolish.]

mo′ron′ism, mo·ron′i·ty (mə-rŏn′ĭ-tē, mô-) n.

moron

(ˈmɔːrɒn)
n
1. slang a foolish or stupid person
2. (Psychology) old-fashioned offensive a person having an intelligence quotient of between 50 and 70, able to work under supervision
[C20: from Greek mōros foolish]
moronic adj
moˈronically adv
ˈmoronism, moˈronity n

mo•ron

(ˈmɔr ɒn, ˈmoʊr-)

n.
1. a person who is notably stupid or lacking in judgment.
2. a person of borderline intelligence in a former classification of mental retardation, having an I.Q. of 50 to 69.
[1910, Amer.; < Greek mōrón, neuter of mōrós foolish, dull]
mo•ron•ic (məˈrɒn ɪk) adj.
mo•ron′i•cal•ly, adv.
mo′ron•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moron - a person of subnormal intelligencemoron - a person of subnormal intelligence  
mongoloid - a person suffering from Down syndrome (no longer used technically in this sense)
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense
2.Moron - a city in Argentina, to the west of Buenos Aires
Argentina, Argentine Republic - a republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America

moron

noun fool, idiot, dummy (slang), berk (Brit. slang), charlie (Brit. informal), tosser (Brit. slang), dope (informal), jerk (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), ass, plank (Brit. slang), prick (derogatory slang), wally (slang), prat (slang), plonker (slang), coot, geek (slang), twit (informal, chiefly Brit.), bonehead (slang), chump, dunce, imbecile, cretin, oaf, simpleton, airhead (slang), dimwit (informal), dipstick (Brit. slang), dickhead (slang), gonzo (slang), schmuck (U.S. slang), dork (slang), nitwit (informal), dolt, blockhead, divvy (Brit. slang), pillock (Brit. slang), halfwit, dweeb (U.S. slang), putz (U.S. slang), fathead (informal), weenie (U.S. informal), eejit (Scot. & Irish), thicko (Brit. slang), dumb-ass (slang), gobshite (Irish taboo slang), dunderhead, numpty (Scot. informal), doofus (slang, chiefly U.S.), lamebrain (informal), mental defective, fuckwit (taboo slang), thickhead, muttonhead (slang), nerd or nurd (slang), numbskull or numskull I used to think that he was a moron.

moron

noun
One deficient in judgment and good sense:
Informal: dope, gander, goose.
Translations
debiltåbe
hölmökehitysvammainenlievästitollo
abruticontête de nœud
hülye
debielidiootmogoolmongol

moron

[ˈmɔːrɒn] N (Med) → retrasado/a m/f mentalimbécil mf

moron

[ˈmɔːrɒn] n (offensive)idiot(e) m/f, minus m/f

moron

n (Med) → Geistesschwache(r) mf, → Debile(r) mf (spec); (inf)Trottel m (inf), → Schwachkopf m (inf); you’re such a moron! (inf)du bist echt grenzdebil! (inf)

moron

[ˈmɔːrɒn] n (fam) → idiota m/f, deficiente m/f

mor·on

n. morón-a, persona con retraso mental de un cociente intelectual de 50 a 70.
References in classic literature ?
At this he fell to with greater relish than if they had given him francolins from Milan, pheasants from Rome, veal from Sorrento, partridges from Moron, or geese from Lavajos, and turning to the doctor at supper he said to him, "Look here, senor doctor, for the future don't trouble yourself about giving me dainty things or choice dishes to eat, for it will be only taking my stomach off its hinges; it is accustomed to goat, cow, bacon, hung beef, turnips and onions; and if by any chance it is given these palace dishes, it receives them squeamishly, and sometimes with loathing.
And if the show still attracts record viewing figures they can call each other morons and cry: "It's a disaster.
Bang up Lennon morons CALL FOR ACTION Dalglish KENNY DALGLISH LAST NIGHT called for police to "bang up" the morons and let Neil Lennon get on with his job at Celtic.
This problem also occurs on Northumberland Street and on Shields Road, Byker, and the police don't seem to take any action whatsoever against these ignorant morons.
YOBS who have targeted a skate park in Mirfield have been branded "mindless morons.
These morons throw the children's swings over the top bar and they say it is for fun.
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee member tweeted: "Had some morons from Anonymous/Lulzsec threaten my children by email.
The march was used by these morons who knew they could hide behind it.
Whoever sent these bullets are just morons - they have no place in our society and we can't let them have any say on who plays for Northern Ireland.
The place was full of loud, loutish morons and drunken yobs.