cretin definition

  • noun:
    • one afflicted with cretinism.
    • Slang An idiot.
    • someone who doesn't develop mentally and actually due to a congenital hypothyroidism.
    • An idiot.
    • One afflicted with cretinism.
    • One of a numerous class of deformed idiots present in certain valleys associated with the Alps and somewhere else; one suffering from cretinism.
    • a person of subnormal cleverness

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