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Synonyms for idiot
ˈɪd i ətid·iot

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  1. idiotnoun


  2. idiotnoun

    usage note This may be used pejoratively, as an insult. It is a weak insult, however, and between close friends, family members, or lovers, is often completely nonaggressive.


  3. idiotnoun


  4. idiotnoun


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. idiot

    dunce, fool, idler, ignoramus, illiterate person

    disciple, learner, pupil, savant, scholar, student

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  1. idiot

    imbecile, fool

    luminary, sage, authority

Princeton's WordNet

  1. idiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, half-wit, retardnoun

    a person of subnormal intelligence

    nitwit, moron, doofus, cretin, dimwit, changeling, retard, imbecile, half-wit

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Editors Contribution

  1. cretinos

    mentally subnormal

    Submitted by anonymous on September 24, 2020  
  2. scuzzbucket

    scuzz= idiot, wedgie-deserving-mean-person

    your a scuzzbucket, chester

    Submitted by anonymous on December 16, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. idiotnoun

    fool, natural, natural fool

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. idiotnoun



  1. List of known nicknames for "Idiot":

    Aloha Annie, Idiot, Tornatore & BLJ

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How to use idiot in a sentence?

  1. Sir Charles Spencer Charlie Chaplin:

    Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the Headless Monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.

  2. Tom Zegan:

    There's no I in team, but there is in idiot.

  3. David Weiss:

    I don't want to be a flat earther, would you wake up in the morning and want everyone to think you're an idiot ?

  4. John Kennedy:

    I don’t believe we have a gun control problem in America, i believe we have an idiot control problem.

  5. Mark Twain:

    Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of congress but I repeat myself.

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