Definition of Simpleton

1. Noun. A person lacking intelligence or common sense.




Definition of Simpleton

1. n. A person of weak intellect; a silly person.

Definition of Simpleton

1. Noun. (pejorative) A simple person lacking common sense. ¹

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Definition of Simpleton

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simpleton

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simple urethritis
simplectic
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simplenesses
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simpleton (current term)
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simplicial complex
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simplician
simplicians

Literary usage of Simpleton

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1. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"Beaten down and entangled. East. NICK-NINNY,». A simpleton. South. ... The nape of the neck. West. Ni u» (COCK, ». A noodle, or simpleton. ..."

2. Illustrated History of Ancient Literature, Oriental and Classical by John Duncan Quackenbos (1878)
"A simpleton, wishing to swim, was nearly drowned; whereupon he swore that he would never ... A simpleton, visiting a sick person, inquired about his health. ..."

3. Hedda Gabler: A Drama in Four Acts by Henrik Ibsen, Edmund Gosse (1891)
"No, no, no ! I wish to go home alone! Now, at once! HEDDA. Nonsense! You shall have tea first, you little simpleton. And then, at ten o'clock, ..."

4. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"Beaten down and entangled. East. NICK-NINNY,». A simpleton. South. ... The nape of the neck. West. Ni u» (COCK, ». A noodle, or simpleton. ..."

5. Illustrated History of Ancient Literature, Oriental and Classical by John Duncan Quackenbos (1878)
"A simpleton, wishing to swim, was nearly drowned; whereupon he swore that he would never ... A simpleton, visiting a sick person, inquired about his health. ..."

6. Hedda Gabler: A Drama in Four Acts by Henrik Ibsen, Edmund Gosse (1891)
"No, no, no ! I wish to go home alone! Now, at once! HEDDA. Nonsense! You shall have tea first, you little simpleton. And then, at ten o'clock, ..."

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