simpletons

simpleton

[sim-puhl-tuhn]
noun
an ignorant, foolish, or silly person.

Origin:
1640–50; simple + -ton


dolt, fool, numskull, blockhead, ninny, dope.
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simpleton (ˈsɪmpəltən)
 
n
a foolish or ignorant person

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simpleton
1650, jocular formation from simple and -ton, suffix extracted from surnames.
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