HyperDic: simpleton

English > 1 sense of the word simpleton:
NOUNperson simpleton, simplea person lacking intelligence or common sense
English > simpleton: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person lacking intelligence or common sense.
Synonymsimple
NarrowerairheadA flighty scatterbrained / scatterbrained simpleton
dimwit, nitwit, half-wit, doofusA stupid incompetent person
dingbatA silly empty-headed person
dumbbell, dummy, dope, boob, booby, pinheadAn ignorant or foolish person
fool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfoolA person who lacks good judgment
idiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, half-wit, retardA person of subnormal intelligence
idiot savantperson who is mentally retarded in general but who displays remarkable aptitude in some limited field (usually involving memory)
nebbish, nebbech(Yiddish) a timid unfortunate simpleton
nincompoop, poop, ninnyA stupid foolish person
scatterbrain, forgetful personA flighty and disorganized person
schlemiel, shlemiel(Yiddish) a dolt who is a habitual bungler
schlepper, shlepper, schlep, shlep(Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person
schnook, shnook(Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised
sheepA timid defenseless simpleton who is readily preyed upon
space cadetsomeone who seems unable to respond appropriately to reality (as if under the influence of some narcotic drug)
square, lamesomeone who doesn't understand what is going on
stupid, stupid person, stupe, dullard, dolt, pudding head, pudden-head, poor fish, pillockA person who is not very bright
subnormalA person of less than normal intelligence
twerp, twirp, twitsomeone who is regarded as contemptible
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishababol, crédulo, ingenuo, inocente, simple, simplón
Catalancapsigrany, crèdul, enze, ingenu, innocent, simple

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