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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 of mild mental retardation 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′ic (mə-rŏn′ĭk, mô-) adj.
mo·ron′i·cal·ly adv.
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
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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.
The Venezuelan government doesn't need to keep going into debt at a time of excess oil revenues," Moron says.
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As outdoor enthusiasts and self-declared morons, one question burned in our hearts: how could we not ride from Moron to Moron?
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And Strachan, a former Dons player himself, said: "The person who threw the coin is not an Aberdeen supporter - he is a moron.
I'm completely, stunned, as any rational human being would be--and this moron is out there thinking, "Ha ha
Perhaps even then, this type of moron would still wish these number machines to `break down' in order that he can get a result.