Origin of cretin
OTHER WORDS FROM cretincre·ti·noid, adjectivecre·tin·ous, adjectivesem·i·cre·tin, noun
How to use cretin in a sentence
Both films quite seriously question and call out the cretinous conception of "black masculinity" pushed in the idiom.
One editor at National Review—a friend of 30 years—emailed me that he thought my opinions “cretinous.”
Of these cretinous calumnies, there were hundreds afloat for years on end.Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume II (of 2)|Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and J. M. (John Mackinnon) Robertson