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English Dictionary: cretin by the DICT Development Group
3 results for cretin
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a person of subnormal intelligence [syn: idiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, half-wit, retard]
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Cretin \Cre"tin\ (kr[emac]"t[icr]n), n. [F. cr[82]tin; of
      uncertain origin.]
      One afflicted with cretinism.

From Jargon File (4.2.0, 31 JAN 2000) [jargon]:
   cretin /kret'in/ or /kree'tn/ n.   Congenital {loser}; an
   obnoxious person; someone who can't do anything right.   It has been
   observed that many American hackers tend to favor the British
   pronunciation /kret'in/ over standard American /kree'tn/; it is
   thought this may be due to the insidious phonetic influence of Monty
   Python's Flying Circus.
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