How to use Idiot in a sentence
Xander shifted between her and Jonny, not trusting the idiot Black God.
He was an idiot to fall for Lilith.
The ads are to be fronted by Michael Winner, but this time as a bumbling idiot.
What idiot would take sheaves of corn into a burning barn?
Clara must think she was an idiot.Advertisement
She was such an idiot!
Or do you think me the ignorant idiot Jenn did?
Since it's not very chivalrous to keep referring to him as an Idiot, ASK IDIOT ABOUT HIMSELF.
An arch criminal named The Vampire uses a drug to turn a woman into a mindless idiot.
You're just moving money around you bloody idiot.Advertisement
Is he the village idiot or a genius in disguise?
And if it's just idiotic, then it never hurts to behave better than an idiot.
Cross-pollination of crops is a very real problem - only a corporate lackey or complete idiot would deny this.
Is there any dangerous lunatic or idiot in the Workhouse?
I may be an idiot, but I'm not po-faced.Advertisement
Probably the same idiot who turned me in for having the roosters.
Alongside his idiot sidekick, Ludicrous, he returns again and again to challenge the hero, and always fails.
What an idiot I would be to make chattel slaves of them.
Idiot! shouted Pierre, abusing his coachman--a thing he rarely did.
Would be 5 stars but the simple push-button switch is not idiot proof.Advertisement
It exposes ' American Idiot ' as nothing more than the third-rate version of ' Suspect Device ' that it is.
She is the co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Person-to-Person Lending.
Whether you're spring cleaning or simply looking for good environmentally-friendly cleaning practices, Mary Findley, author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Green Cleaning, can help.
If he totally ignores you and acts like a jerk around you, then he's an idiot, and let it go.
LoveToKnow Teens editor Charlotte Gerber interviewed Susan Ireland, author of the Complete Idiot's Guide to Cool Jobs for Teens.Advertisement
Susan Ireland is the author of three Complete Idiot's Guides.
However, according to Mark Reinfeld, co-author of the book The Complete Idiot's Guide to Eating Raw, it isn't as difficult as you might think.
To learn more, check out The Complete Idiot's Guide to Eating Raw written by Mark with his co-authors, Bo Rinaldi and Jennifer Murray.
If anyone wants to learn about how to be a complete idiot, just take a look at Pete Doherty's latest shining example of the extent of his non-existent good decision making skills.
American Idiot - The song itself isn't hard to play, but the tempo is extremely quick.
Basketcase - Once you've got American Idiot under your belt, this song is a natural next step.
A good amount of Green Day songs - like American Idiot - involve a lot of repetition, so if you are having trouble with a particular pattern, it might come up again in the song.
Hodge is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Bass Guitar, but his resume doesn't stop there.
If so, check out his book The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Bass Guitar.
He was crawling on the ground in the center of the road trying to be stealthful, but he's only managing to look like an idiot.
Children who display savant syndrome have traditionally been referred to as idiot, retarded, or autistic savants.
The negative connotations of the term "idiot" have led to the disuse of idiot savant.
Complete Idiot's Guide to Online Dating and Relating - This book contains basic information as you would expect from the title.
Avoid the obvious - As in the "Looks like rain!" example above, stating the obvious is not sweet - it implies that either you or the person you're talking to is an idiot.
Greeting - Besides the generic "Dear John" or "Dear Jane," you might decide to employ a sarcastic greeting like, "Dear Loser" or "Hey Idiot."
Eventually it became evident that the label was largely incorrect because the word idiot was used in scientific communities to reference people with an IQ of 20 or lower.
In the 19th century, savants were called idiot savants because the French terms idiot meant unlearned and savant meant skill.
In the 20th century, the term idiot also became offensive and was eventually replaced by the general term savant, or in cases of autism, autistic savant.
What does idiot savant mean and how does it relate to the autism spectrum of disorders?
At the time, the term "idiot" was objective, but Down himself suggested that it be replaced with "feeble-minded" because the term was becoming a reproachful designation.
The word "idiot" was used in clinical descriptions during Down's lifetime.
By 1300, idiot was used to describe a person who is incapable of reasoning, or one who has intellectual deficiencies.
Now obsolete in the field of mental health, "idiot savant" has been replaced with "savant", and in some cases, the term prodigious savant may be used.
The connection between idiot savant and autism isn't direct.
Some resources may suggest that autistic savant has replaced the term idiot savant but this is not necessarily the case.
The concept of the idiot savant helps us recognize that a person who excels in one area may sacrifice abilities in another.
Keep cool no matter what idiot you're forced to deal with, because everything you do has to look good to a judge.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Natural Soaps provides an easy-to-follow introduction to the process of creating your own soaps using natural ingredients like fresh goat's milk and essential oils.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Natural Soap Making covers melt and pour soap making, cold process soap making, hot process soap making, and how to create your own liquid soaps.
In our book, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Natural Soap, we tell you how to make your own wooden soap mold for just a few dollars.
Interested in learning more about the "Idiot Proof Diet"?
The basic premise of The Idiot Proof Diet focuses on varying what you eat and when.
In addition to observing the rules, to adhere to the Idiot Proof Diet, you'll need access to the online diet generator available only to those who pay to subscribe to Fat Loss 4 Idiots program.
That never works, you're usually just tugging like an idiot, and it slips out of your hand at some point.
He rolled his eyes."I'm sorry I called you an idiot."
Dean, his hair still soaking wet, wearing an open-neck polo shirt while carrying his shoes, felt like the village idiot.
No wonder you thought I was an idiot.
Macaulay's prediction that the interest in the man would supersede that in his "Works" seemed and seems likely enough to justify itself; but his theory that the man alone mattered and that a portrait painted by the hand of an inspired idiot was a true measure of the man has not worn better than the common run of literary propositions.
An appropriation of $2500 per annum was made for training ten idiot children under Dr Howe's supervision, and by degrees the value of his School for Idiotic and Feeble-minded Youths, which, starting in South Boston, was in 1890 removed to Waltham, was generally appreciated.
The demon was an idiot, too unaccustomed to politics or negotiating to understand how to get what it wanted without revealing what that was.
A second useful resource is " The complete idiot's guide to Knowledge Management " by Rumizen.
Albums wise and a big hurrah to the news Green Day's ' American Idiot ' goes straight in at the top.
The argument about whether his tax cuts are a promise, guarantee or strategy made him look like a gibbering idiot.
Only the term ' idiot ' was reserved definitively for the more severely subnormal.
A law enacted in 1909 forbids a marriage in which either of the parties is a common drunkard, habitual criminal, epileptic, imbecile, feeble-minded person, idiot or insane person, a person who has been afflicted with hereditary insanity, a person who is afflicted with pulmonary tuberculosis in its advanced stages, or a person who is afflicted with any contagious venereal disease, unless the woman is at least forty-five years of age.
Afraid of the 'minister' as that idiot Alpatych called him this morning?
The title track itself 'American Idiot ' seems to be directed at the big man himself and his " redneck agenda ".
Clarkson was a pompous self-important idiot and he seems to have set the tone for his successors.
The vampire slunk back into the shadows, pulling his idiot companion along.
The impact could still be seen over 30 years after the original release, when Green Day's album American Idiot was adapted for the stage.
Well, hadn't she called him a stupid idiot the day he took her swimming?
When the thyroid gland is absent in children, not only is the expression of the face dull and heavy as in the adult, but the growth both of body and mind is arrested, and the child remains a stunted idiot.
And don't I see that that idiot had eyes only for Bourienne--I shall have to get rid of her.
But besides this, even if, admitting the remaining minimum of freedom to equal zero, we assumed in some given case--as for instance in that of a dying man, an unborn babe, or an idiot--complete absence of freedom, by so doing we should destroy the very conception of man in the case we are examining, for as soon as there is no freedom there is also no man.
Talon's an idiot, but he's getting help from someone else.
I'm not the idiot he took me for when he assigned a certain baby angel to my guardianship.
The idea of the idiot raping her infuriated him.
They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.