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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 Korean 바보…
in Arabic غَبي…
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 Spanish idiota…
in Portuguese idiota, estúpido, -a…
in German der Idiot, der/die Schwachsinnige…
in Catalan idiota…
in Japanese ばか…
in Chinese (Simplified) 白痴, 笨蛋…
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