Idiot Definition

ĭdē-ət
idiots
noun
idiots
A disabled person mentally equal or inferior to a child two years old.
Webster's New World
A very foolish or stupid person.
Webster's New World
A person of profound mental retardation having a mental age below three years and generally unable to learn connected speech or guard against common dangers. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
American Heritage

(slang, derogatory) A proponent of intelligent design.

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Other Word Forms of Idiot

Noun

Singular:
idiot
Plural:
idiots

Origin of Idiot

  • Middle English ignorant person from Old French idiote from Latin idiōta from Greek idiōtēs private person, layman from idios own, private s(w)e- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Blend of ID (“intelligent design”) and idiot

    From Wiktionary

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