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Meaning of CRETIN

Pronunciation:  'kreetn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person of subnormal intelligence
 

CRETIN is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: changeling, half-wit, idiot, imbecile, moron, retard
 
 See Also: simple, simpleton

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cre"tin\ (kr[=e]"t[i^]n), n. [F. cr['e]tin; of uncertain
origin.]
One afflicted with cretinism.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ament, born fool, clot, congenital idiot, defective, golem, half-wit, idiot, imbecile, juggins, mongoloid idiot, moron, natural, natural idiot, natural-born fool, simp, simpleton, zany, zombie
 

 

 

 

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