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idiot

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈɪdiət/
B2 a stupid person or someone who is behaving in a stupid way: Like an idiot, I believed him.Stupid and silly people
idiocy
 
 
/ˈɪdiəsi/ noun [C, U]
stupid behaviourStupid and silly behaviour
idiotic
 
 
/ˌɪdiˈɒtɪk/ adjective
stupid: an idiotic grin/ideaStupid and sillyOf unsound mind
idiotically adverb
Translations of “idiot”
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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