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Meaning of NINCOMPOOP

Pronunciation:  'ninkum`poop

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a stupid foolish person
 

NINCOMPOOP is a 10 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: ninny, poop
 
 See Also: simple, simpleton

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nin"com*poop\, n. [A corruption of non compos.]
A fool; a silly or stupid person. [Law]

      An old ninnyhammer, a dotard, a nincompoop, is the best
      language she can afford me.              --Addison.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ass, block, Boeotian, clod, dimwit, dolt, donkey, dope, dullard, dumb cluck, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, gowk, idiot, imbecile, jackass, jerk, jobbernowl, lackwit, lamebrain, lightweight, looby, loon, niais, ninny, ninnyhammer, nitwit, noddy, put, stupid, thickwit, tomfool, witling
 

 

 

 

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