What does moron mean?

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ˈmɔr ɒn, ˈmoʊr-mo·ron

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    a person of subnormal intelligence

  2. Moronnoun

    a city in Argentina, to the west of Buenos Aires

GCIDE

  1. Moronnoun

    (Pedagogy) A mentally retarded person whose intellectual development proceeds normally up to about the eighth year of age and is then arrested so that there is little or no further development; an adult having the mental development of an 8-to-12-year old. A moron is considered capable of doing routine work under supervision.

    Etymology: [Gr. mw^ros foolish, stupid.]

Wiktionary

  1. moronnoun

    A person of borderline intelligence in the former classification of mental retardation, having of an intelligence quotient of 50-69.

    Etymology: From μωρός.

  2. moronnoun

    A person who makes uncool, unfunny, uninteresting, or irrelevant (see lame) attempts to impress others and draw attention to himself, especially in a flawed attempt to act like someone else.

    Etymology: From μωρός.

  3. moronnoun

    An idiot.

    Etymology: From μωρός.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. moron

    A town of Andalusia, Spain, about 32 miles northeast of Seville. On a hill east of the town are the ruins of an ancient castle erected by the Moors, which was one of the most important strongholds in Spain for several centuries. It was blown up by the French in 1812.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of moron in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of moron in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of moron in a Sentence

  1. Agustin Huneeus:

    Dude, dude, what do you think, I'm a moron ? i got it, [ Rick ] -- I got it.

  2. Ben Stern:

    I told you not to be stupid you moron.

  3. Fabrice:

    To be thought to be a moron to the eyes of an idiot is a gourmet's sensual delight!

  4. Don Blankenship:

    They are calling me a bigot, a moron, a despicable character and mentally ill, but even if all of this is true, I will do a better job than they have done.

  5. Peter Drucker:

    The computer is a moron.

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