Retard vs Flid - What's the difference?

retard | flid |


As nouns the difference between retard and flid

is that retard is retardation; delay while flid is (uk|slang|derogatory|offensive) a stupid or physically uncoordinated person; a retard.

As a verb retard

is to keep delaying; to continue to hinder; to prevent from progress; to render more slow in progress; to impede; to hinder.

retard

English

(wikipedia retard)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Retardation; delay.
  • (slang, offensive) A person with mental retardation.
  • Do all retards have a low I.Q.?
  • (slang, offensive) A stupid person, or one who is slow to learn.
  • Synonyms

    * (retardation) delay, hold-up, retardation * (person with mental retardation) idiot, tard (offensive), imbecile (disused medical term), mental deficient (legal term), moron (disused medical term), person with learning difficulties * (stupid person) See also

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To keep delaying; to continue to hinder; to prevent from progress; to render more slow in progress; to impede; to hinder
  • retard the march of an army
    retard the motion of a ship
  • To put off; to postpone.
  • to retard the attacks of old age
    to retard a rupture between nations
  • (obsolete) To be slow or dilatory to perform (something).
  • To decelerate; to slow down.
  • (obsolete) To stay back.
  • (Sir Thomas Browne)

    Synonyms

    * decelerate, hinder, slow, slow down * (postpone) postpone, put off * (stay back) hang back, stay back

    Antonyms

    * accelerate, speed, speed up * (postpone) * (stay back) come forward

    Derived terms

    * retarded

    References

    * IQ Basics, including formerly used medical terms for people with very low IQs

    Anagrams

    * English heteronyms ----

    flid

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (UK, slang, derogatory, offensive) A stupid or physically uncoordinated person; a retard.
  • Anagrams

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