imbecile imbecile  /ˈɪm bə səl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person of subnormal intelligence
  2. (adj) having a mental age of three to seven years

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Outraged, he caricatures her in his cato-rama as a snobby imbecile.
  2. Only a shallow imbecile with a total lack of self-awareness could confuse the two for being equally important.
  3. For 17 grey, hopeless years he had washed, dressed and fed his imbecile son.

News

  1. Geoffrey Catledge (7-31-13)

    Struck a nerve, eh? LOL Learn a lesson, stop writing like a moron. Maybe you won't fee [...] You're the reason why. Imbecile. MJF- I will join your organization. AND what I can't figure out is they have a whole month for [...]
    on August 2, 2013     Source: The Jackson Herald

  2. Arcade finishes 2012 in the black

    E-Mail addresses will not be displayed and will only be used for E-Mail notifications. What is nine minus eight? You're the reason why. Imbecile. MJF- I will join your organization. AND what I can't figure out is they have a whole month for [...]
    on August 2, 2013     Source: The Jackson Herald

Quotes

  1. "What do you mean, what happened? Look at me," said Jimmy in his Rosie get-up. "What do you think happened? I'm a 41-year-old man with a bra filled with Koosh balls. I'm an imbecile. She couldn't date an imbecile anymore."
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Jimmy Kimmel Source: Star Magazine

  2. IFP deputy national spokesperson, Thulasizwe Buthelezi said, "Julius Malema must come. We are waiting for him. He will arrive at Nongoma and find boys his own age who will teach him what happens to a loud-mouthed chatterbox imbecile like him."
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Mangosuthu Buthelezi Source: The Times

  3. "I've seen him blossom from an idiot into an imbecile," said Gervais. "It is the Karl Pilkington show. Make no mistake about that."
    on Jan 14, 2010 By: Ricky Gervais Source: Film School Rejects (blog)

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