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cretin

Medicine, dated a person afflicted with cretinism: a mentally retarded dwarf with wide-set eyes, a broad flat nose, and protruding tongue

cretin

[′krēt·ən or ′kret·ən]
(medicine)
An individual afflicted with cretinism.
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In order to test their thesis, Oxnard and his team have summarised data on the rest of the skeleton and mathematically compared the bones of cretins in relation to chimpanzees, unaffected humans and H.
Apair of rock stars are handcuffed together at a musical festival in a so-called yoof drama featuring a cast of cretins.
Anyone caught using a mobile phone within 50 yards of a school while pupils are arriving or leaving, should face an automatic ban together with the release of their name so other parents can identify the reckless cretins endangering the lives of their kids.
Then, on days like this, you know that cretins would be an improvement," he added.
TO the greedy person who congratulated Newburn Council for blocking planning permission for a hot food takeaway in Throckley, I would point out that it is not the takeaways to blame but the cretins who drop the litter.
The facile means by which socio-political opportunists have carved out a powerful niche for themselves based on the reliably appalling behavior of cretins should quash any foolish doubts one might have had about the strategic sophistication of the feminine mind.
YOU INSTEAD 15 A PAIR of young rock stars are handcuffed together at the T in the Park festival at Balado in this so-called 'yoof' drama featuring a cast of cretins.
Sadly, locking the cretins in a prison cell and throwing away the key isn't one of them - so we'd better hope the results shock them into taking taxis in the future.
Is anything being done by Travel West Midlands to catch these cretins or are the cameras recording these acts of puerile vandalism for fun?
Things get steadily more surreal in Nagoya, where Ozaki's corpse disappears and Minami's quixotic search for it reveals a population made up entirely of cretins, weirdos and ghosts.
Just training the camera on the grave of the youngest boy to die from Ireland in the trenches - a 14-year-old - said more about the small-minded cretins who caused these brave men to be forgotten than all the let's-put-the-past-behind-us platitudes.
And those cretins who shout "Come on Timmy" year in, year out really do my head in.