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3 definitions found
 for nincompoop
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  nincompoop \nin"com*poop\, n. [A corruption of non compos.]
     A fool; a silly or stupid person. [Law]
     [1913 Webster]
  
           An old ninnyhammer, a dotard, a nincompoop, is the best
           language she can afford me.              --Addison.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nincompoop
      n 1: a stupid foolish person [syn: nincompoop, poop,
           ninny]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "nincompoop":
     Boeotian, ass, block, 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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