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nincompoop

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1 a person who lacks good sense or judgment
  • quit acting like a nincompoop, because I know you are smarter than that

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2 a stupid person
  • who wants a nincompoop as a business partner?

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The first known use of nincompoop was circa 1668

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“Nincompoop.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nincompoop. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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