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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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That power, quite simply, is blackmail, and the drollery of Kanin's tale is seeing the seemingly ditzy Billie Dawn tumble to the fact that if she chooses to, she can, by sweeping a little evidence from the desk of her cretinous and corrupt sugar daddy, send the louse to prison.
To many, Lewis personified 'physical' and 'slapstick' comedy, his signature 'goon face' and expression of cretinous befuddlement vivifying a long-gone era when over-the-top comedy was king.
ANY serious moves down the line to remove guards and have driver-only trains on Merseyrail is cretinous and should be scrapped.
From spud-chucking contests to surreal nursery rhyme challenges - no task is too absurd, cretinous or farcical for TV's wackiest gameshow.
So I find it offensive, insulting, irrelevant and positively cretinous to be told - sometimes by people who can barely speak a foreign language - that I belong to a group of small-minded xenophobes.
Note to self: don't drive a BV206 over a frozen lake" Singer Ellie Goulding, who had a dramatic escape from an all-terrain vehicle after it plunged into an icy lake in Norway "The idea that the BBC shouldn't attempt these things is cretinous in the extreme" Midsomer Murders star Neil Dudgeon hits out at the view that the BBC shouldn't make popular programmes "My journey is at an end.
The idea that the BBC shouldn't attempt these things is cretinous in the extreme" - Midsomer Murders star Neil Dudgeon hits out at the view that the BBC shouldn't make popular programmes.
Most cretinous (quite the achievement) is Josh "Oi-Oi
As ever, Head Of News David Westhead is utterly appalled by all the cretinous jibberish spouted by his inept colleagues.
Mr Austin responded: "Even by @ GregHands' cretinous standards, his witherings about Labour front bench really are very stupid.
I saw it in action at Fir Park a few seasons ago when a small pocket of cretinous so-called Motherwell fans directed monkey chants at St Johnstone player Jason Scotland.
It offers as many hilarious possibilities as the difficulties it faces" Former civil servant Sir Bernard Ingham "This spider-web of tax rules is holding back people who want to set up businesses" Chancellor George Osborne, promising the "sunlight of confidence and stability" not the "shadow of debt and uncertainty" "It is quite disgraceful, totally improper" Lord Tebbit on David Cameron's planned reforms to the 1922 Committee of Tory back-benchers "What is it about these Games which seem to drive the organisers into the embrace of this kind of patronising, cretinous infantilism?