Definitions for nincompoopˈnɪn kəmˌpup, ˈnɪŋ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nin•com•poopˈnɪn kəmˌpup, ˈnɪŋ-(n.)

  1. a fool or simpleton.

Origin of nincompoop:

1670–80; orig. uncert.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. nincompoop, poop, ninny(noun)

    a stupid foolish person


  1. nincompoop(Noun)

    A silly or foolish person.

  2. Origin: Earlier (1676) nicompoop, possibly from Latin non compos mentis, although the original meaning of “fop” cast doubt on this origin. Earliest known use of nincompoop spelling is from 1680.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nincompoop(noun)

    a fool; a silly or stupid person


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