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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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After all, despite the obvious differences between the two works, neither in Sceve nor in Cretin is the dis tance between the Architect and the Lover insurmountable.
When will these cretin drivers ever learn to slow down in the rain and, more so, in the fog?
The machine actually talks to you (it talked, I screamed back) but instead of a "no queue" situation on one of the busiest days of the year I ended up with 10 people behind me muttering what a cretin I was (because I couldn't get it to work) and three assistants helping me who were even more clueless than I was.
immediately replaced by disdain for a cretin who doesn't possess the brains he was born with.
enjoyment of reading a book by holding it an inch in front of my eyes most people would be of the opinion that I was a fully-fledged cretin, and yet this was the policy adopted by the American production team for the Breeders' Cup races.
THERE can't be many people who don't know that Ainsley Harriott is a cretin.
Being a big tit, as opposed to having them, has helped many a talentless cretin gain a career.
And unless we stop buying it, the ugly little cretin will haunt us forever.
If Charlotte doesn't dump this cretin he will undoubtedly drag her into the same gutter where he's destined to spend the rest of his life.
Does that man not know the meaning of cretin or moron?
What these phone polls mean: a) we think you're a cretin b) we still want you to give us money c) we'll charge you over the odds for the text/call.
Because the horrifying alternative is that coiffed cretin Michael Portillo who, if an opinion poll said the new leader should dye his hair pink, would be down at Vidal's tout de suite.