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1 a person who lacks good sense or judgment
  • only a ninny would try to cross a swollen, raging river

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2 a stupid person
  • was such a ninny that he kept forgetting my name, even though I was wearing a name tag

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The first known use of ninny was in 1593

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“Ninny.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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