From Ancient Greek μωρός (moros, “foolish, dull”).
- IPA: /mɔrɒn/
moron (plural morons)
- (obsolete) A person of borderline intelligence in the former classification of mental retardation, having of an intelligence quotient of 50-69.
- (informal) A person who makes uncool, unfunny, uninteresting, or irrelevant (see lame) attempts to impress others and draw attention to himself, especially in a flawed attempt to act like someone else.
- (slang) An idiot.
Usage notes 
Though originally a psychological, clinical, and medical term, it is currently used as a pejorative term against someone perceived as stupid. Current term for having an IQ between 50 and 69 is mild mental retardation.
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- IPA: [moɾˈon]
- Hyphenation: mo‧ron
- a moron
- Bir morona aşık oldum. — I fell in love with a moron.
moron f (singular moronen)