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See also: Moron, mörön, Mörön, and Moroń

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Coined in 1910 by psychologist Henry H. Goddard, from Ancient Greek μωρός (mōrós, foolish, dull).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

moron (plural morons)

  1. (informal, derogatory) A stupid person; an idiot; a fool.
  2. (dated, originally) A person of borderline intelligence in the former classification of mental retardation, having an intelligence quotient of 50-69.
    Synonym: feeble-minded

Usage notesEdit

The current medical term for having an IQ between 50 and 69 is “mild intellectual disability”.

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TranslationsEdit

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EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

moron

  1. accusative singular of moro

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English, from Ancient Greek μωρός (mōrós, foolish, dull).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

moron m (plural morons, feminine moronne)

  1. (Quebec) moron, idiot

AdjectiveEdit

moron (feminine singular moronne, masculine plural morons, feminine plural moronnes)

  1. (Quebec, informal) stupid
    Que t'es moron, toi !Gosh, you're stupid!

TurkishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [moɾˈon]
  • Hyphenation: mo‧ron

AdjectiveEdit

moron (comparative daha moron, superlative en moron)

  1. fool, stupid, idiot, moronic

NounEdit

moron (definite accusative moronu, plural moronlar)

  1. a moron
    Bir morona aşık oldum. — I fell in love with a moron.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative moron
Definite accusative moronu
Singular Plural
Nominative moron moronlar
Definite accusative moronu moronları
Dative morona moronlara
Locative moronda moronlarda
Ablative morondan moronlardan
Genitive moronun moronların

WelshEdit

NounEdit

moron f pl (singulative moronen)

  1. carrots

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
moron foron unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.