Moron meaning

môrŏn
A person who is considered foolish or stupid.
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(slang) An idiot.
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(informal) A person who makes uncool, unfunny, uninteresting, or irrelevant (see lame) attempts to impress others and draw attention to themselves, especially in a flawed attempt to act like someone else.
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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.
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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.
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The definition of a moron is someone very stupid or foolish.

An extremely dumb person is an example of a moron.

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A very foolish or stupid person.
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A city of eastern Argentina, an industrial suburb of Buenos Aires.
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A disabled person mentally equal to a child between eight and twelve years old.
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Origin of moron

  • From Greek mōron neuter of mōros stupid, foolish

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

  • From Ancient Greek μωρός (moros, “foolish, dull").

    From Wiktionary