cretin = C = crippleware

cretinous /kret'n-*s/ or /kreet'n-*s/ adj.

Wrong; stupid; non-functional; very poorly designed. Also used pejoratively of people. See dread high-bit disease for an example. Approximate synonyms: bletcherous, bagbiting, losing, brain-damaged.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

Cre"tin*ous (-?s), a.

Having the characteristics of a cretin.

"Cretinous stupefaction."

Ruskin.

 

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