A word associated to people whose lack of intelligence, manners/etiquette, appreciation, moral fibre and glaring social ineptitude, which in turn allows upstanding, educated, decent, moral, intelligent, socially respectful and hard working people to perceive them as "degenerates" (owing to their inherent and blatantly obvious flaws). A 'cretin' is usually linked, but not limited to the following:

* People who hang around on street corners, shops, public access routes or any other place where the intimidation factor to ordinary, decent folk is a bonus. Note: Participants are usually loud, obnoxious, drunk, seeking trouble, showing off or a combination of all 5.

* Football hooligans who wear specific clothing to associate themselves to 'their' club and make a point that they are looking for trouble e.g. Burberry caps, jeans etc. Also, football hooligans, loudmouths, drunkards etc in general are typically "cretinous".

* Ethnic minorities whose objective is to intimidate, steal, sell drugs, flunk off school, spew forth native commonalities in a drudgingly pathetic manner (you know, the usual).

* Unappreciative partners of seemingly decent, good-looking females whose attitude is mainly focused towards 'chavalry' rather than the more honourable, manly and decent 'chivalry' attitude.

* Yobbo teens who try (without success) to appear bigger than they are, sound educated or coherent (impossible) and try (also without success) to get 'one over' on anyone who ensues an argument with them by uttering common anecdotes, failed educated grammar and vocabulary and "socially hip" (usually obtained from cheesy American soaps or other 'cretins') body movements e.g. "talk to the hand"..No, I won't talk to the hand, shut up, you're pathetic, im talking to you direct otherwise I wouldn't be facing you, you cretin.

* People whose sole purpose in life is to drain the life-force (i.e. human spirit, positivity, ambition and general well-being) from people whose success in life is related to said character traits.

* People whose aura affects you directly or indirectly either through a general depressive demeanour, negative attitude etc.
"Look at those loudmouth football supporters outside that pub; what cretins"

"Dude, why are those cretins flocking to that spar shop?"

"Look at that guy; the way he treats his girlfriend. What a cretin"
by Bob Morten October 05, 2005

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A obese mentally handycaped person. A person with such a retardation that they will not be able to burn of foods that have been fed to them. A real good old-fashioned insult use it well.
look at that fat dribling fuck over there a true cretin.
by Phil Whitham February 25, 2008

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Someone of the lowest possible intelligence level. Someone with an IQ of 10. At the most. Many cretins behave like veggies and can only be taught to piss themselves.
That guy's brain never fully developed past the third week of gestation and he is now a cretin.
by Big Lee March 11, 2006

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An affectionate term, used on things like small woodland creatures.
"Aww look at that little cretin."
by cretin2 April 29, 2009

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A name commonly used by someone who wants to delete random things from urbandictionary.com
(In Caps) BMW SHOULD BE REMOVED BECAUSE A CRETIN CREATED THE WORD.
by Tommyhaych March 01, 2005

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One with lack of mental/physical development.
Aneesah Islam is such a cretin
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a murderous piece of shit with lots of money and power
george w is a fucking cretin
by bush hater biach September 20, 2004

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Said to someone to express annoyance or a friendly way to insult.
Anna, you're so slow you cretin.
by Amy January 06, 2004

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