Definitions for simpletonˈsɪm pəl tən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sim•ple•tonˈsɪm pəl tən(n.)

  1. a foolish or silly person.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. simpleton, simple(noun)

    a person lacking intelligence or common sense


  1. simpleton(Noun)

    A simple person lacking common sense.

  2. Origin: simple + -ton (as in a surname). Abbreviation of simple Tony or Anthony (Grose 1811 Dictionary). Compare simplet, semplicione.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Simpleton(noun)

    a person of weak intellect; a silly person

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a foolish person.

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