ninnyhammer

noun
nin·​ny·​ham·​mer | \ˈni-nē-ˌha-mər \

Definition of ninnyhammer 

: ninny

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Synonyms

berk [British], booby, charlie (also charley) [British], cuckoo, ding-a-ling, ding-dong, dingbat, dipstick, doofus [slang], featherhead, fool, git [British], goose, half-wit, jackass, lunatic, mooncalf, nincompoop, ninny, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, nut, nutcase, simp, simpleton, turkey, yo-yo

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Examples of ninnyhammer in a Sentence

what kind of ninnyhammer would believe that? don't just stand there like a ninnyhammer —give me some help

First Known Use of ninnyhammer

1592, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ninnyhammer was in 1592

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