Definition of Nincum

1. short for nincompoop [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nincum

nimono
nimorazole
nimotuzumab
nimrods
nims
nimshies
nimshy
nimustine
nin-sin
nincom
nincompoop
nincompooperies
nincompoopery
nincompoops
nincoms
nincum (current term)
nincums
nine
nine-ball
nine-banded armadillo
nine-bark
nine-eyes
nine-killer
nine-killers
nine-membered
nine-one-one
nine-point circle
nine-point circles
nine-spot
nine-tenths

Literary usage of Nincum

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1. Slang: A Dictionary of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase, the Pit, of Bon-ton by John Badcock (1823)
"nincum is a contraction of no income, ie not enough, or poverty. nincum-poop, a term of derision, applied by a young lass to her lover, who presses not his ..."

2. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1893)
"... nincum- poop," " Democratic executioner," " three execrable aristocrats," and " hell-hot" are among the pithy terms which Duane applies to the clerks he ..."

3. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1893)
"... nincum- poop," " Democratic executioner," " three execrable aristocrats," and " hell-hot" are among the pithy terms which Duane applies to the clerks he ..."

4. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"I. A worthless creature, a weakling, a nincum- POOP (qv) ; (2) the posteriors : see STERN and verb, sense 3 ; and (3) the face (cf. SHAKSPEARE, I Henry IV., ..."

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