Translation of cretin in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈkriːtn; ˈkretɪn/


  • 1.1 [colloq & pej] (stupid person) estúpido, -da (m,f), imbécil (mf), cretino, -na (m,f) [fam & pey]
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    • 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 [Med] [dated or offensive] cretino, -na (m,f) [ant u ofensivo]
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    • This congenital hypothyroidism, unlike the neurological cretin, is amenable to treatment with thyroid hormones.

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