Simpleton – meaning of the word and examples

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

An ignorant, foolish, or silly person. (Dictionary.com)

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)

Examples

The top twenty five simpleton quotes. 

https://www.azquotes.com/quotes/topics/simpletons.html

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

https://www.amazon.com/Book-Noodles-Stories-Simpletons-Follies/dp/1406585661

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