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nincompoop

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

Simple Definition of nincompoop

  • : a foolish or stupid person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nincompoop

nincompoopery play \-ˌpü-pə-rē\ noun

Examples of nincompoop in a sentence

  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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