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Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY

Date: 1900-2000
Language: Greek
Origin: moros 'of low intelligence'

moron

noun
     
mo‧ron [countable]
1 informal not polite a very offensive word for someone who you think is very stupid [= idiot]:
Don't leave it there, you moron!
2 technical old-fashionedMI someone whose intelligence has not developed to the normal level
moronic adjective:
a moronic grin
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