moron

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See also: Moron, mörön, and Mörön

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Coined in 1910 by psychologist Henry H. Goddard, from Ancient Greek μωρός ‎(mōrós, foolish, dull).

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Noun[edit]

moron ‎(plural morons)

  1. (informal) A stupid person; an idiot; a fool.
  2. (dated, originally) A person of borderline intelligence in the former classification of mental retardation, having an intelligence quotient of 50-69.


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Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

moron

  1. accusative singular of moro

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English, from Ancient Greek μωρός ‎(mōrós, foolish, dull).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Québec) IPA(key): /mɔʁõ/

Noun[edit]

moron m ‎(plural morons, feminine moronne)

  1. (Quebec) moron, idiot

Adjective[edit]

moron m ‎(feminine singular moronne, masculine plural morons, feminine plural moronnes)

  1. (Quebec, informal) stupid
    Que t'es moron, toi !‎ ― Gosh, you're stupid!

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [moɾˈon]
  • Hyphenation: mo‧ron

Adjective[edit]

moron ‎(comparative daha moron, superlative en moron)

  1. fool, stupid, idiot, moronic

Noun[edit]

moron ‎(definite accusative moronu, plural moronlar)

  1. a moron
    Bir morona aşık oldum. — I fell in love with a moron.

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Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

moron f ‎(singulative moronen)

  1. carrots

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
moron foron unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.