Definition of imbecile noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    imbecile

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈɪmbəsl//
     
     
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  1. 1a rude way to describe a person that you think is very stupid synonym idiot They behaved like imbeciles.
  2. 2(old-fashioned) (offensive) a person who has a very low level of intelligence
imbecile(also imbecilic adjective
NAmE//ˌɪmbəˈsɪlɪk//
 
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imbecile remarks
NAmE//ˌɪmbəˈsɪləti//
 
noun [uncountable, countable]