person inflicted with a thyroid deficiency resulting in stunting of mental and physical growth. In other words, a mentally-challenged dwarf. Derives from the Swiss French term for a Christian. You do the math.
Billy Graham est un cretin celebre.
by climber9 March 11, 2010
The next level below a fool.
"Fuck off you cretin! You're just a waste of space!"
by CS January 10, 2004
Shootings, Dead beat parents, Shallowness, Doomsayers,religious and/or political freaks, "Chicken littles" (the sky is falling!), "Disaster Victims" ( Life can really suck, find the strength to endure!), The prejudice ( be who you want to be), Over opinionated hypocrites ( like me ). Are examples of cretins
by A secret to everybody. October 12, 2008
A word to use the people in the world who are monstrously retarded, unintelligent, vile, pathetic, greasy, crusty, dumb, sometimes fat, unfortunately untalented, and all around awful in every possible way that is imaginable to the point that not even Jesus can save them. Cretins, by definition, suffer from "cretinism" and can be described as "cretinous." Specific cretins are actually recognized by the medical community as cretins with an official MD Grant of Cretinism - which is rare.
Normal Person #1: Look at that monstrously retarded, unintelligent, vile, pathetic, greasy, crusty, dumb, fat, unfortunately untalented, and all around awful person.

Normal Person #2: Yeah, it must be cretin.

*cretin turns towards the normal people*

by mlad August 15, 2009
A word derived from the French slang term 'crétin' (/kʀetɛ̃/) roughly translated as 'idiot' although in reality is often used in a more offensive way. It may also mean 'geek' in the context of the French language but is not used in this way in English.
The government are a load of cretins!
Ouais, je suis d'accord!
by cavacavacavacava July 02, 2011
a retarded dwarf
Stephen is a cretin because he called Sara an idiot.
by hendog December 02, 2014
A completely irrelevant mope of a douchebag. Cretins possess exceptionally low intelligence and street smarts, are aroused by bathroom humour and above all love to play idiotic practical jokes. A cretin is generally reared in either a rural or suburban setting and therefore lacks many social graces necessary for sexy urban life. A cretin left to it's own devices eventually implodes in on itself. Cretins require excessive amounts of ritalin and/or Flintstones chewable vitamins. Finally they tend to respond to the name Dave.
That fucktard Dave is such a cretin. He put gunpowder in all the ashtrays at the kegger over at the Cardinal Apartments last night. What a douchebag.
by Alfonso T. Watt May 11, 2010

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