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Synonyms for cretin

Synonyms for cretin

a person of subnormal intelligence

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floresiensis with the hypothyroid cretins, and the clear separation from both modern humans and from chimpanzees.
The cretins spreading poison on the internet would do well to take the First Minister's advice.
Dear Editor, -The self-same motley collection of pseudo-intellectual brain-washed cretins changed the name of Royal Mail, only to see it changed back again.
Oh no - vulnerable widows and OAPs, nice soft targets for these cretins.
It glorifies the attitudes to sexual violence demonstrated by the brainless cretins who vandalised the car of rape victim Erin O'Neill.
It is to be hoped that these cretins will not be tried at Birmingham Crown Courts in front of Judge Daniel Pearce-Higgins, just the latest in a line of the presiding judiciary from a different planet who appear to gravitate to our assizes.
They could be your licence to swan around the upper echelons of the Market, enjoy the gig from a very nice vantage point without getting trod, stood or spat on, sup on freshly-poured cold beer, rub shoulders with the rock glitterati of Belfast, and laugh at the normal cretins below you who wish they were up with you.
They do so, joking and making a little romance and encountering a couple of country cretins across the many miles of empty desert.
But the sad truth is that sex sells and the louts who throw their rubbish on the streets and who don't give a stuff about the environment are cretins with less than half a brain and so are the ideal candidates to respond to this kind of slutty campaign.
MOST grimly funny sight of the week was that of Paul Little of the IRSP trying to wriggle off the several hooks that Spotlight reporter Mandy McAuley and the vicious cretins in the INLA had put him on (BBC1, Wed).
Watching In the Line of Fire with John Simpson on Sunday night, I didn't know whether I was hearing heavy Iraqi artillery firing at the BBC reporter on the TV or one of the cretins up my street launching yet another round of bangers.
Yet over the coming weeks you will hear cretins telling you to back a team contesting promotion or battling against the drop because their opponents have nothing to play for.
I never read FHM magazine, I'm not too embarrassed to buy real porn, but their poll of the top albums of the last decade does beg the question: what cretins do read it?
What they don't count on is a family of deformed cretins descended from area miners who were irradiated by atomic bomb tests.
No doubt these appalling, hideously tanned, self-satisfied cretins would be among the first to bemoan the lack of manners in today's world.