HyperDic: changeling

English > 2 senses of the word changeling:
NOUNperson changeling, idiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, half-wit, retarda person of subnormal intelligence
person changelinga child secretly exchanged for another in infancy
English > changeling: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person of subnormal intelligence.
Synonymsidiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, half-wit, retard
NarrowermongoloidA person suffering from Down syndrome (no longer used technically in this sense)
Broadersimpleton, simpleA person lacking intelligence or common sense
Spanishbobo, corto, cretino, estúpido, idiota, imbécil, memo, necio, retardado, retrasado, tonto
Catalancretí, curt, gamarús, idiota, imbècil, neci, pallús, retardat, retrassat, tanoca, tòtil
English > changeling: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA child secretly exchanged for another in infancy.
Broaderchild, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestlingA young person of either sex

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