Morón

[ maw-rohn; Spanish maw-rawn ]
/ mɔˈroʊn; Spanish mɔˈrɔn /

noun

a city in E Argentina, SW of Buenos Aires.
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British Dictionary definitions for morón

moron

/ (ˈmɔːrɒn) /

noun

a foolish or stupid person
a person having an intelligence quotient of between 50 and 70, able to work under supervision

Derived Forms

moronic (mɒˈrɒnɪk), adjectivemoronically, adverbmoronism or moronity, noun

Word Origin for moron

C20: from Greek mōros foolish
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Medicine definitions for morón

moron

[ môrŏn′ ]

n.

A person of mild mental retardation having a mental age of from 7 to 12 years and generally having communication and social skills enabling some degree of academic or vocational education. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.

Related forms

mo•ronic (mə-rŏnĭk, mô-) adj.moron′ism null n.
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