Synonyms for Imbecile:
•stupid, foolish (adjective)
backward, simple, imbecilic.
n.madwoman, dwarf, backward, lunatic, madman, humpback, cripple, hunchback, cabbage. ability, ding-dong, dip, ninny, goof, tomfool, dork, softhead, spastic, nerd, jerk, Mooncalf, turkey, cow, gander, schmuck, simple, wanker, schmo, deadhead, goose. •fool (noun)
clod, dumbbell, ignoramus, fool, nitwit, dolt, loon, lame-brain, simpleton, dimwit, meathead, chuckle-head, knuckle-head, crackpot, moron, dullard, dunce, half-wit, blockhead, cretin, dummy, bungler, nincompoop, bonehead.
birdbrain, scatterbrain, buffoon.
moron, changeling, unintelligent, imbecilic, cretin, half-wit.
•stupid person (noun)
•very stupid person (noun)
simpleton, dummy, birdbrain, jerk, moron, dunce, dolt, fool, dimwit.
ding-dong, schmuck, humpback, hunchback, softhead, madman, ninny, tomfool, cabbage, nerd, spastic, madwoman, schmo. goof, goose, lunatic, Mooncalf, turkey. cripple, gander, dwarf. backward. simple. •Other relevant words:
cow, wanker, cripple, gander, dwarf, goof, ability, dip, backward, nerd, schmuck, changeling, ninny, jerk, turkey, cabbage, hunchback, imbecilic, ding-dong, simple, lunatic, spastic, deadhead, Mooncalf, tomfool, schmo, madman, madwoman, unintelligent, humpback, dork, softhead, goose.
Usage examples for imbecile
The labor union has two difficulties; the first one is that it began to make a labor scale for all classes on a par, and they scale down a man that can earn five dollars a day to two and a half a day, in order to level up to him an imbecile that cannot earn fifty cents a day. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein