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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
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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.
Any person who goes in to a ground and spouts anti-social nonsense about race, creed or colour is defined by Strachan as a moron on entry and a moron on departure.
Rail tariffs assume that the Northern Railways extension from Erdenet to Moron are charged in order to recover a commercial rate of return for investors in Northern Railways.
Miguel Angel Moron no pertenece a la primera generacion, pero si a la que se forma inmediatamente despues bajo las mismas influencias.
Unmentioned in Project 100,000's lofty sounding goals was the fact that - as protest became the number-one course of study at America's universities - the men of the "Moron Corps" provided the necessary cannon fodder to help evade the political horror of dropping student deferments or calling up the reserves, which were sanctuaries for the lily-white.
"The Peruvian government has accomplished little in budget transparency," Moron said.
Mr Tillerson fervently denied that he had considered resigning but did not deny calling Mr Trump a moron outright.
Let us assume for a minute that Billy is not just standing next to the 12-year-old boy in the secluded, but otherwise empty school yard, but rather has already put his foot on top of the little guys head at about 35 miles per hour because Billy does not like the skinny little runt anyway (say the moral equivalent of the softwood lumber duties) and the question immediately arises as to whom is the moron.
At first reading, Moron's vision has the utopian appeal of Schiller's "Ode to Joy": a grand conspectus of humanity, sweeping away doubt with the broad brush of optimism.
While the figure of Americo Castro appears repeatedly in Moron's rereading of the text in light of certain cliches, Moron is not launching ah attack on Castro but rather on the perpetuity of ideas that cannot be substantiated through a dose reading of Cervantes' text.
Fred, who is either an incurable romantic or an incurable moron, brings the shoe home and takes it to bed with him.