Definition of Nincompoop

1. Noun. A stupid foolish person.

Exact synonyms: Ninny, Poop
Generic synonyms: Simple, Simpleton

Definition of Nincompoop

1. n. A fool; a silly or stupid person.

Definition of Nincompoop

1. Noun. A silly or foolish person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nincompoop

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nincompoop

nimmer
nimmers
nimming
nimodipine
nimonic
nimono
nimorazole
nimotuzumab
nimrods
nims
nimshies
nimshy
nimustine
nin-sin
nincom
nincoms
nincum
nincums
nine
nine-ball
nine-banded armadillo
nine-bark
nine-eyes
nine-killer
nine-killers
nine-membered

Literary usage of Nincompoop

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1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"A nincompoop ; a conceited fellow.— DE VERF. (1872). ... Way. land Smith expressed . . . his utter scorn for a nincompoop who stuck his head under ..."

2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1854)
"With respect to the use of the word "nincompoop" he must say, ... When an editor is cashiered for indulging in such low syllables as " nincompoop," no ..."

3. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"NINNY, nincompoop. These are slang or colloquial terms meaning a simpleton, ... The origin of nincompoop is supposed to be due to a vitiation of the Latin ..."

4. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1897)
"Thou shalt be captain of my archers in place of yon blundering nincompoop, whom thou hast overcome." "Yon blundering nincompoop is a skilful and gallant ..."

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