cretin
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈkɹɛtɪn/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈkɹiːtən/, /ˈkɹɛtən/, /ˈkɹiːtɪn/, /ˈkɹɛtɪn/
Noun

cretin (plural cretins)

  1. (pathology) A person who fails to develop mentally and physically due to a congenital hypothyroidism. [from 1779]
  2. (by extension, pejorative) An idiot.
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