Translation of simpleton in Spanish:

simpleton

simplón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsɪmp(ə)lt(ə)n//ˈsɪmpəlt(ə)n/

noun

  • 1derogatory

    (retarded person)
    simplón masculine
    simplona feminine
    • Whether the theory truly tipped non-violent musers into killers, or whether it merely gave a pretext to psychopaths, simpletons and romantics to commit murders, is unclear.
    • In today's ‘inclusive’ society, it is okay to denigrate sections of the electorate as simpletons if they are still gripped by the power of faith.
    • A collection of simpletons and self serving misfits that do not merit their status and salaries.
    • We would be deeply insulted if someone called us fools or simpletons should have sufficient pride not to insult ourselves by behaving in a manner that would warrant such epithets.
    • Crazy simpletons are very much in the minority.
    • But he does not dismiss the Germans as simpletons.
    • The public have been treated as though they were simpletons at every stage of the project.
    • Not content with treating islanders like simpletons unable to purchase a computer for themselves, the Executive turned its patronising gaze upon anyone who has been about for a while.
    • What am I, a simpleton when it comes to golf (among other things), supposed to believe?
    • I am similarly hopeful that you liberal, subjectivist, collectivist simpletons are roundly agitated and annoyed.
    • He would spend hours working out the answer to a question that the rest of us simpletons dealt with (probably inadequately) in an hour.
    • Her characters are selfish and suspicious simpletons.
    • On the other hand we can quite easily see when we are being treated as if we were just a pack of easily manipulated simpletons.
    • Is God a fool, a simpleton who can be fobbed off with an empty formula of words?
    • I hated my clansmen, hated them for being ignorant simpletons.
    • In Shakespeare, probity is the possession of stout-hearted simpletons, such as Florizel, Bassanio, and Duke Orsino.
    • People think planners are simpletons, local government idiots, but they're not.
    • I was mocked as a simpleton when I sang of birds and bees and flowers like a child.
    • Why should the instability of a few simpletons be the standard bearer for what the rest of us might watch, read, hear, think?
    • He may be a fool, but actual gurning simpletons generally don't make it far in his profession.
  • 2

    (foolish person)
    bobo masculine informal
    boba feminine informal
    bobalicón masculine informal
    bobalicona feminine informal