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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A stupid foolish person.

Usage examples (34)
  • Tulliver most justly sets down as a "nincompoop" -- is almost sillier than
  • But I would forgive you because you used the word "nincompoop".
  • When did you last hear a politician – or anyone, for that matter – say "nincompoop"?
  • Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan called Palin a "nincompoop" last month for her downplaying of the Gipper's political legacy. for more
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