What does nincompoop mean?

Definitions for nincompoopˈnɪn kəmˌpup, ˈnɪŋ-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nincompoop.

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

  2. Origin: [A corruption of non compos.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nincompoop

    nin′kom-poop, n. a simpleton. [Corr. of L. non compos (mentis), not of sound mind.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nincompoop in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nincompoop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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Translations for nincompoop

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  • imbècil, panoli, tonto, idiota, beneit, fava, babau, estúpid, bovo, ximpleCatalan, Valencian
  • knallert, skvadderhoved, idiot, fjolsDanish
  • Trottel, Dummkopf, EinfaltspinselGerman
  • κουτορνίθιGreek
  • sosaina, bobo, panoli, tonto, soso, gilipollas, lila, memo, imbécil, primo, majadero, pavitonto, Juan Lanas, papanatas, pasmarote, benditoSpanish
  • tohelo, tollo, tolvanaFinnish
  • crétin, cloche, bercé trop près du mur, ravi, dadais, abruti, con, benêt, sot, niais, nigaud, démoulé trop tôt, connard, débile, imbécile, cornichon, mal cuit, simplet, gourde, demeuréFrench
  • טפש, טפשהHebrew
  • ապուշ, տխմար, հիմարArmenian
  • fáviti, fábjáni, fífl, einfeldningur, beinasniIcelandic
  • babbeo, coglione, cretino, idiota, imbecille, stupidoItalian
  • うすらとんかち, あんぽんたん, おたんちんJapanese
  • अर्धवटMarathi
  • oetlul, domoor, stommeling, lomperdDutch
  • tullebukkNorwegian
  • głupiecPolish
  • boboPortuguese
  • дурачокRussian
  • nesposobnjaković, glupko, idiot, glupanSerbo-Croatian
  • nöt, pucko, fjompa, dumbom, störding, flane, dumhuvud, idiotSwedish

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