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idiot

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈɪd.i.ət/
B2 a stupid person or someone who is behaving in a stupid way: Some idiot left the tap running in the bathroom and there's water everywhere. [as form of address] You stupid idiot - that's a month's work you've lost!
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in Arabic غَبي…
in Korean 바보…
in Malaysian bodoh, dungu…
in French idiot, idiote…
in Turkish budala, aptal, salak…
in Italian idiota…
in Chinese (Traditional) 白癡, 笨蛋…
in Russian идиот…
in Polish idiot-a/ka…
in Vietnamese kẻ ngốc, người kém thông minh…
in Spanish idiota…
in Portuguese idiota, estúpido, -a…
in Thai คนโง่เง่า, คนปัญญาอ่อน…
in German der Idiot, der/die Schwachsinnige…
in Catalan idiota…
in Japanese ばか…
in Indonesian orang bodoh, orang tolol…
in Chinese (Simplified) 白痴, 笨蛋…
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