niminy–piminy

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adjective nim·i·ny–pim·i·ny \ˌni-mə-nē-ˈpi-mə-nē\

Definition of niminy–piminy

  1. :  affectedly refined :  finicky

Origin and Etymology of niminy–piminy

probably alteration of namby-pamby


First Known Use: 1786


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