Simpleton – meaning of the word and examples

A person lacking in common sense. (Merriam – Webster)

An ignorant, foolish, or silly person. (

If you call someone a simpleton, you think they are easily deceived or not very intelligent. (Collins Dictionary)

A person without the usual ability to use reason and understand. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A foolish or gullible person. (Oxford Dictionaries)


The top twenty five simpleton quotes.

The Book of Noodles: Stories of Simpletons; Or, Fools and Their Follies (Dodo Press)


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