nidget

noun

nid·​get
ˈnijə̇t
plural -s
archaic
: idiot, fool

Word History

Etymology

alteration of earlier nidiot, alteration (from incorrect division of an idiot) of idiot entry 1

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“Nidget.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nidget. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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