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idiot

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishidiotid‧i‧ot /ˈɪdiət/ ●●○ S3 noun [countable]  1 STUPID/NOT SENSIBLEa stupid person or someone who has done something stupid It was all your fault, you idiot.2 old useSTUPID/NOT INTELLIGENT someone who is mentally ill or has a very low level of intelligenceidiotic /ˌɪdiˈɒtɪk◂ $ -ˈɑːt-/ adjective Stop asking such idiotic questions.idiotically /-kli/ adverb
Examples from the Corpus
idiotI would be an idiot to recommend it to the leader.Stop treating me like an idiot -- I can count you know!But then, like an idiot, I go down.I must have managed an expression half way between a brave smile and the grin of an idiot.You think he's an idiot, because he gets things wrong-the background, the politics, Walter, us.I fear he is truly an idiot.If you couldn't handle your booze then you were a bloody idiot to drink and drive, that was not negotiable.Only a very disinterested idiot could miss, and be unimpressed by, either.Whenever I phone the bank I get through to some idiot who sounds about twelve years old.You idiot! What did you do that for?