• Nincompoop

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ˈnɪn.kəm.puːp/

    Origin

    Earlier (1676) nicompoop, from Latin non compos mentis ("not of sound mind"). The earliest known use of nincompoop spelling is from 1680.

    Full definition of nincompoop

    Noun

    nincompoop

    (plural nincompoops)
    1. A silly or foolish person.

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