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retardee

[ ri-tahr-dee, -tahr-dee ]
/ rɪ tɑrˈdi, -ˈtɑr di /
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noun
Older Use: Offensive. a person who has an intellectual disability or is otherwise limited, as educationally or emotionally.
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Origin of retardee

An Americanism dating back to 1955–60; retard + -ee
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