Definition of mental defective in English:

mental defective

Line breaks: men¦tal de¦fect|ive

noun

dated
  • A person with a mental disability.
    More example sentences
    • If you see a guy in town this week sporting a fluorescent orange wig and otherwise behaving like a mental defective, resist your impulse to say cruel things to him.
    • Furthermore, under this rule, the judge should also be able to reassign the children to foster parents who aren't complete mental defectives.
    • Medical evidence was given on behalf of the applicant by Dr. Johnson [sic] who, in summary described the applicant as being on the borderline of mental defective, but not mentally ill.

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