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Synonyms for idiot
ˈɪd i ət

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. idiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, half-wit, retard(noun)

    a person of subnormal intelligence

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

Wiktionary

  1. idiot(noun)

    Antonyms:
    genius

  2. idiot(noun)

    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.

    Antonyms:
    genius

  3. idiot(noun)

    Antonyms:
    genius

  4. idiot(noun)

    Synonyms:
    eejit

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. idiot

    Synonyms:
    dunce, fool, idler, ignoramus, illiterate person

    Antonyms:
    disciple, learner, pupil, savant, scholar, student

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. idiot

    Synonyms:
    imbecile, fool

    Antonyms:
    luminary, sage, authority

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. idiot(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fool, natural, natural fool

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. idiot(n)

    Synonyms:
    imbecile

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How to use idiot in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Chatterbox has only the views in sync with the news disseminated from the idiot-box.

  2. Terry Bradshaw:

    You find out in life that people really like you funny. So what do you give em? Humor. And if you show them the other side, they don’t like you as much. I find, too, that I can hide behind the idiot ‘s mask being funny, and you never see the sorrow or the pain.

  3. Rich Cook:

    Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.

  4. Katharine Hepburn:

    Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.

  5. George Bernard Shaw:

    The 100% American is 99% an idiot.


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