Rendezvous vs Idiot - What's the difference?

rendezvous | idiot |

As nouns the difference between rendezvous and idiot

is that rendezvous is rendezvous while idiot is (slang|derogatory) a proponent of intelligent design.




  • A meeting or date.
  • I have a rendezvous with a friend in three weeks.
  • An agreement to meet; a location or time agreed upon to meet.
  • “Get the party started at the rendezvous at oh six hours.”
  • A place appointed for a meeting, or at which persons customarily meet.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • an inn, the free rendezvous of all travellers
  • (label) The appointed place for troops, or for the ships of a fleet, to assemble; also, a place for enlistment.
  • * Clarendon
  • The king appointed his whole army to be drawn together to a rendezvous at Marlborough.
  • (obsolete) retreat; refuge
  • (Shakespeare)


    * (military) RV (abbreviation)

    Usage notes

    The plural rendezvous'' (/-vu/) is normally ''rendezvous'' (/-vuz/). Rarely, the form ''rendezvouses is encountered.


  • To meet at an agreed time and place.
  • Let's rendezvous at the bordello at 8:00 and go from there.

    See also

    * rendez-vous for French definition, spelling, and pronunciation English borrowed terms English terms derived from French ----



    Alternative forms

    * eejit * idjit, idget (eye dialect)


    (en noun)
  • (pejorative) A person of low general intelligence.
  • usage note This may be used pejoratively, as an insult. It is a weak insult, however, and between close friends, family members, or lovers, is often completely nonaggressive.
  • (obsolete, medicine, psychology) A person who lacks the capacity to develop beyond the mental age of a normal four-year-old.
  • Synonyms

    * See also


    * genius