cretinous
adjective see cretin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cretinous — Cre tin*ous ( [u^]s), a. Having the characteristics of a cretin. Cretinous stupefaction. Ruskin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cretinous — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ very stupid …   English terms dictionary

  • cretinous — [[t]kre̱tɪnəs, AM kri͟ːtənəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone as cretinous, you think they are very stupid. Syn: moronic …   English dictionary

  • cretinous — See cretinoid. * * * …   Universalium

  • cretinous — adjective Characteristic of a cretin; very stupid …   Wiktionary

  • cretinous — Relating to cretinism or a cretin; affected with cretinism. SYN: cretinistic. * * * cre·tin·ous (kreґtin əs) affected with cretinism …   Medical dictionary

  • cretinous — cre·tin·ous || krɪtɪnÉ™s / kret adj. mentally deficient; of or pertaining to cretinism (thyroid disease that causes mental and physical retardation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cretinous — cre·tin·ous …   English syllables

  • cretinous — adjective afflicted with cretinism • Similar to: ↑retarded • Derivationally related forms: ↑cretin, ↑cretinism …   Useful english dictionary

  • cretinistic — SYN: cretinous. * * * cre·tin·is·tic (kre″tin isґtik) cretinous …   Medical dictionary

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