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 Dictionary entry overview: What does moron mean? 

MORON (noun)
  The noun MORON has 1 sense:

1. a person of subnormal intelligence

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

 Dictionary entry details 

MORON (noun)

Sense 1moron [BACK TO TOP]


A person of subnormal intelligence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


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

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

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

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

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

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