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nincompoop

noun nin·com·poop \ˈnin-kəm-ˌpüp, ˈniŋ-\

: a foolish or stupid person

Full Definition of NINCOMPOOP

nin·com·poop·ery \-ˌpü-pə-rē\ noun

Examples of NINCOMPOOP

  1. The people running that company are a bunch of nincompoops!
  2. <quit acting like a nincompoop, because I know you are smarter than that>

Origin of NINCOMPOOP

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1676

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