A person widely known in their community for their stupidity and ignorant behaviour.(noun)
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Use "village idiot" in a sentence
"Mr. Campion, who found himself watching the scene with the fascinated apprehension of a village idiot at a dangerous crossing, almost laughed aloud at the expression of incredulity which spread over Ulysse’s face as his glance took in the two women."
"We don’t have a village idiot in Swevenings; we have a bloody-minded old gentleman."