Dictionary

  Definition of simple
  1. a person lacking intelligence or common sense
  2. any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties
  3. easy and not involved or complicated; "an elementary problem in statistics"; "elementary, my dear Watson"; "a simple game"; "found an uncomplicated solution to the problem"
  4. not elaborate in style; unornamented; "a simple country schoolhouse"; "her black dress--simple to austerity"
  5. lacking mental capacity and devoid of subtlety
  6. (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
  7. having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved; "a simple problem"; "simple mechanisms"; "a simple design"; "a simple substance"
  8. exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity; "childlike trust"; "dewy-eyed innocence"; "simple courtesy"
Similar Words: simpleton, elementary, uncomplicated, unproblematic, dim-witted, half-witted, simple-minded, unsubdivided, childlike, wide-eyed, dewy-eyed

 

See Also: smooth, easy, plain, unsubdivided

 

Hyponyms: airhead, dimwit, nitwit, half-wit, doofus, dingbat, dumbbell, dummy, dope, boob, booby, pinhead, dunce, dunderhead, numskull, blockhead, bonehead, lunkhead, hammerhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, muttonhead, fool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfool, idiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, retard, idiot savant, nebbish, nebbech, nincompoop, poop, ninny, scatterbrain, forgetful person, schlemiel, shlemiel, schnook, shnook, sheep, space cadet, square, lame, stupid, stupid person, dullard, dolt, pudding head, pudden-head, poor fish, pillock, subnormal, twerp, twirp, twit

 

Attributes: complexity, complexness

 

Language Translations:
Bulgarian: прост   Dutch: eenvoudig  
Esperanto: simpla   Finnish: yksinkertainen  
French: simple   German: einfach  
Hungarian: egyszerű   Italian: semplice  
Japanese: 簡単な   Korean: 간단한  
Latin: simplex   Novial: simpli  
Portuguese: simples   Romanian: simplu  
Russian: простой   Slovene: preprost  
Spanish: simple   Swedish: enkel  
Telugu: సరళమైన  
 
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
 
 
  
  Random Word
tempt means induce into action by using one''s charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money"; provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggera... more
 
  Find words starting with:
   
A
B
C
   
D
E
F
   
G
H
I
   
J
K
L
   
M
N
O
   
P
Q
R
   
S
T
U
   
V
W
X
   
Y
Z