noun nin·ny \ˈni-nē\

: a foolish or stupid person

plural ninnies

Full Definition of NINNY

Examples of NINNY

  1. <only a ninny would try to cross a swollen, raging river>
  2. <was such a ninny that he kept forgetting my name, even though I was wearing a name tag>

Origin of NINNY

perhaps by shortening & alteration from an innocent
First Known Use: 1593


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