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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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The cretins spreading poison on the internet would do well to take the First Minister's advice.
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.
In the French dialect of that area, cretin was a variant of chretien, meaning "Christian," and was applied to these sorely afflicted individuals, the idea being to remind people that cretins were human beings with souls just like everyone else.
Obviously, these cretins share their DNA with the "barmy boxing army" who disgraced the country in Las Vegas on the same night, with their howling downof the US national anthem.
But that doesn't even begin to describe these gutless cretins or their so-called superiors.
The same cretins will be back on slating them when England go out.
If the danger they put train staff and passengers in is this common, then why hasn't someone developed proper barriers to keep these cretins from harming others?
In a nutshell: Slugs from outer space invade a Southern town, implant themselves in local cretins, seek meat.
It is the French who are cretins - French actor Gerard Depardieu
A spokesman for Bob Geldof said: "The people that do this are cretins, scum, and we're already asking ebay if they can remove it.
A diabetic accusing her employer of discrimination allegedly called work colleagues spineless cretins, slags and weasels, a tribunal has heard.
Make sure the complaint to the police comes from you and not someone watching or the cretins who just tried to rob or intimidate you.