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Pronunciation: /ˈkriːtn; ˈkretɪn/

Translation of cretin in Spanish:


  • 1.1 [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo] (stupid person) estúpido, (masculine, feminine), imbécil (masculine and feminine), cretino, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo]
    Example sentences
    • Personally, I think it just shouts louder than any protest sign ever could that they are selfish, ignorant cretins.
    • I bet that those on the receiving end of such behaviour don't mind whether the villains are dubbed cretins or morons.
    • It's the work of a moral cretin and a political idiot.
    1.2 [Medicine/Medicina] [dated or offensive/anticuado u ofensivo] cretino, (masculine, feminine) [anticuado u ofensivo]
    Example sentences
    • This congenital hypothyroidism, unlike the neurological cretin, is amenable to treatment with thyroid hormones.

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