Dictionary source: Spanish English Learner's Dictionary
Spanish to English translation of necia (n.) = goof. Ex: They're such goofs -- they were pretending like they forgot that the webcam was on. (n.) = moron ; cretin ; dull-witted ; asinine ; lemon ; airhead ; airheaded ; bonehead ; duffer ; schmuck ; schmo ; moke ; twerp ; dweeb ; chump ; birdbrained ; birdbrain ; dork ; plonker ; pumpkin head ; twit ; wally ; goofball ; nitwit ; schlep [schlepp/shlep] ; jackass ; ass ; booby ; half-wit ; gumph ; gubbins ; ninny. Ex: This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED. Ex: Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian. Ex: An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy. Ex: This chapter is dedicated to the truly asinine rules -- ones which either defeat their own purpose altogether or are completely devoid of common sense . Ex: The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a 'lemon and a retard'. Ex: Some people like airheads with fake boobs. Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels. Ex: The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'. Ex: Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer. Ex: Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult. Ex: This team of schmoes is capable of anything. Ex: States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington. Ex: He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss. Ex: For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb. Ex: Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes. Ex: She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic. Ex: I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication. Ex: And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork. Ex: If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself. Ex: He loved to tease his daughter by calling her pumpkin head. Ex: Democracy's a nice idea in theory, if it wasn't for all the twits. Ex: It's written in everyday language that even a wally like me can understand. Ex: Mom doesn't want to be boss, but she has to because dad's such a goofball. Ex: The very idea that any voter would take such nitwits at all seriously is the real horror story. Ex: I wonder why she puts up with him, he's such a schlep!. Ex: Well, maybe if you hadn't been such a jackass I wouldn't make fun of you. Ex: Maybe they have it in for him because he's such an ass. Ex: Why, one wonders, was such a booby entrusted with the fate of the British university system?. Ex: Experts confirmed this week that the U.S. populace appears to have fallen under the spell of yet another pink-faced half-wit. Ex: But I never know whether to believe Clare, she's such a gumph. Ex: At some point along the way my camera died because I am such a gubbins I didn't charge my battery. Ex: It's not my fault that the ninnies you hired were such yellow-bellies!. ---- * como un necio = stupidly.