Meaning of “idiot” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈɪdiət/

B2 a stupid person or someone who is behaving in a stupid way:

Like an idiot, I believed him.
idiocy uk us /ˈɪdiəsi/ noun [ C, U ]
idiotic uk us /ˌɪdiˈɒtɪk/ adjective


an idiotic grin/idea
idiotically adverb

(Definition of “idiot” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)