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Synonyms for idiot
ˈɪd i ətid·iot

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Wiktionary3.7 / 3 votes

  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.


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  4. idiotnoun


English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. idiot

    dunce, fool, idler, ignoramus, illiterate person

    disciple, learner, pupil, savant, scholar, student

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. idiot

    imbecile, fool

    luminary, sage, authority

Princeton's WordNet3.4 / 5 votes

  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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  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 Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. idiotnoun

    fool, natural, natural fool

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 2 votes

  1. idiotnoun


Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Idiot":

    Aloha Annie, Idiot, Tornatore & BLJ

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How to use idiot in a sentence?

  1. Billy Madison:

    Billy Sometimes I feel like an idiot. But I am an idiot, so it kinda works out.

  2. David Cameron:

    This guy is clearly a complete idiot.

  3. Mitch Abrams:

    Alcohol doesn't make you an idiot. Alcohol makes it impossible to hide the fact that you're an idiot.

  4. Joy Behar:

    She hasnt denied it, shes just going after Hillary. I just think that she could be a useful idiot the way that Trump is a useful idiot to the Russians.

  5. Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia:

    Olga is hitting Maria,and Maria is shouting like a big idiot. A Dragoon and a big idiot.

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