- 1.1 (retarded person) [pejorative/peyorativo] simplón, (masculine, feminine)More example sentences1.2 (foolish person) bobo, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar], bobalicón, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar]
- 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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