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Meaning of MORON

Pronunciation:  'mowrân

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a person of subnormal intelligence

MORON is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mo"ron\, n. (Pedagogy)
    A person whose intellectual development proceeds normally up
    to about the eighth year of age and is then arrested so that
    there is little or no further development.
  2. \Mo*ron"\, n.; Sp. pl. {Morones}. [Sp.]
    An inferior olive size having a woody pulp and a large
    clingstone pit, growing in the mountainous and high-valley
    districts around the city of Moron, in Spain.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: ament, born fool, clot, congenital idiot, cretin, defective, dullard, dullhead, dumbbell, dummkopf, dummy, golem, half-wit, idiot, ignoramus, imbecile, juggins, mongoloid idiot, natural, natural idiot, natural-born fool, simp, simpleton, stupid, zany