tonto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tonto ‎(stupid)

Adjective[edit]

tonto ‎(comparative more tonto, superlative most tonto)

  1. crazy, mad
    • 2011, Gil McNeil, Stand by Your Man, Bloomsbury Publishing (ISBN 9781408825914)
      Yes, and then I got drunk one night and snogged one of his friends, and he went tonto.
    • 2012, Ken McNab, The Beatles in Scotland, Birlinn (ISBN 9780857902023)
      And when McCartney heard White Trash's version, he went tonto.
    • 2014, Ben Elton, Time and Time Again, Random House (ISBN 9781473508323)
      AMERICA! The richest prize on the bloody planet. Gone, for want of a few paltry seats on the cross benches. George the bloody Third wasn't just mad, he was completely tonto!

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin attonitus

Adjective[edit]

tonto m ‎(feminine singular tonta, masculine plural tonti, feminine plural tonte)

  1. stupid, silly, dumb, foolish

Noun[edit]

tonto m ‎(plural tonti, feminine tonta)

  1. A fool, a stupid person
  2. goof

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin attonitus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tonto ‎(plural, comparable)

  1. dizzy
  2. stupid
  3. silly or foolish

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tonto m (plural tontos, feminine tonta, feminine plural tontas)

  1. A fool, a stupid person

Related terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin attonitus

Adjective[edit]

tonto m ‎(feminine singular tonta, masculine plural tontos, feminine plural tontas)

  1. stupid
  2. silly or foolish

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tonto m ‎(plural tontos, feminine tonta)

  1. A fool, a stupid person

Related terms[edit]