cretin cretin  /ˈkri tən/


  • (n) a person of subnormal intelligence


  1. No, not Newsweek, you little cretin.
  2. The medium is a fairly crude moral filter, a kind of brilliant, overstimulated cretin.
  3. Saying she played a vapid cretin in Sopranos is ridiculous.


  1. State golf: Cretin-Derham Hall's Kuenster struggles but stays in contention

    Cretin-Derham Hall's Celia Kuenster spent more than five hours Tuesday trying to corral an elite-level golf game that was taking the day off. She showed flashes of the brilliance that made her the top-ranked golfer in Minnesota's big-school class.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

  2. Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer returns to Cretin-Derham Hall

    Joe Mauer stood in the weight room of his alma mater, Cretin-Derham Hall, and was peppered with questions.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

  3. Cretin-Derham Hall Track Star Shines On

    There's something Cretin-Derham Hall sprinter Megan Linder tells herself every time she steps in the blocks. “Just, ‘I believe I can do it.’ It's kind of hard to say you can do it, because I'm a really humble person. I don't always say, like, ‘I just gonna win.’ It's never like that for me. It's like, ‘Gotta believe it to achieve it,’” Linder said.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: CBS Minnesota


  1. Asked if he wanted to apologise, Bono replied: "He's obviously a completely dysfunctional character and a cretin, but he happens tobe a great melodist and up there with Ray Davis, Noel Gallagher and Paul McCartney."
    on Mar 2, 2009 By: Bono Source: Straits Times

  2. "My team-mates were asking what I thought," Tevez recalled. "And I wondered to myself: What's the 'tarado' (translation: cretin or moron) talking about me for when I never said anything about him."
    on Jan 20, 2010 By: Carlos Tevez Source: AFP

  3. "I would be a cretin if I were to forget what happened that night," Tacconi added. "One cannot forget it and I can't. It was dramatic and traumatic. You cannot die in a game of football. Those fans that died travelled many kilometres to watch...
    on May 28, 2010 By: Stefano Tacconi Source:

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