Definition of 'simpleton'
Example sentences containing 'simpleton'
He orientated himself slowly, like a simpleton, arms outstretched, turning gradually as if surrounded by tormentors.THE LAST RAVEN (2002)
Like, I didn't expect it to happen right away,' he answered with pained exaggeration as if he was addressing a simpleton.BETTER THAN THIS (2002) NOBLE BEGINNNINGS (2002)
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