What is simpleton?

  • (noun): A person lacking intelligence or common sense.
    Synonyms: simple

Some articles on simpleton, simpletons:

Simpleton (reggae Artist) - Biography
... Earlier records of this artist bring his name as Dracula and not Simpleton on the label "How you fi say dat" ... Simpleton released three reggae albums in the mid-1990s ... After being virtually idle from the Jamaican music scene, Simpleton died from a heart attack on November 7, 2004 in Kingston, Jamaica ...
Simpleton (folklore)
... In folklore, a simpleton is a person whose foolish actions are the subject of often-repeated stories ... Simpletons are also known as noodles, fools, and gothamites ... no basis in fact, that certain towns or countries are thought to be home to large numbers of simpletons ...
Doodle - Etymology
... The word doodle first appeared in the early 17th century to mean a fool or simpleton ... It may derive from the German Dudeltopf or Dudeldop, meaning simpleton or noodle (literally "nightcap") ... The meaning "fool, simpleton" is intended in the song title "Yankee Doodle", originally sung by British colonial troops prior to the American Revolutionary War ...
Dada Kondke - Film Career
... Dada cast himself as Namya, the simpleton who falls to the glamour of Kalavati (played by Usha Chavan) who is a dancer in Tamasha ... The movie was a big hit and made Dada's simpleton image a huge success ... Dada kept his simpleton image intact all the following movies ...
Simpleton - See Also
... "The Mayor of Simpleton", a song by British New Wave band XTC. ...

Famous quotes containing the word simpleton:

    Perhaps the most embarrassing experience is being caught at a lie by a simpleton who sneers at our asinine cleverness.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)