nincompoop

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

Definition of nincompoop

nincompoopery

play \ˈnin-kəm-ˌpü-pə-rē, ˈniŋ-\ 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

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Origin and Etymology of nincompoop

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NINCOMPOOP Defined for English Language Learners

nincompoop

noun

Definition of nincompoop for English Language Learners

  • : a foolish or stupid person



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