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simpleton

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪmpəltən/

Translation of simpleton in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (retarded person) [pejorative/peyorativo] simplón, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Is God a fool, a simpleton who can be fobbed off with an empty formula of words?
    • We would be deeply insulted if someone called us fools or simpletons should have sufficient pride not to insult ourselves by behaving in a manner that would warrant such epithets.
    • I hated my clansmen, hated them for being ignorant simpletons.
    1.2 (foolish person) bobo, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar], bobalicón, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar]

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