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CRETIN

 Dictionary entry overview: What does cretin mean? 

CRETIN (noun)
  The noun CRETIN has 1 sense:

1. a person of subnormal intelligence

  Familiarity information: CRETIN used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CRETIN (noun)


Sense 1cretin [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person of subnormal intelligence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

changeling; cretin; half-wit; idiot; imbecile; moron; retard

Hypernyms ("cretin" is a kind of...):

simple; simpleton (a person lacking intelligence or common sense)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cretin"):

mongoloid (a person suffering from Down syndrome (no longer used technically in this sense))


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