ninny

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noun nin·ny \ˈni-nē\

Examples of ninny in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of ninny

perhaps by shortening & alteration from an innocent


First Known Use: 1593


NINNY Defined for English Language Learners

ninny

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noun nin·ny \ˈni-nē\

Definition of ninny for English Language Learners

  • : a foolish or stupid person



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