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ninny

Syllabification: nin·ny
Pronunciation: /ˈninē
 
/

Definition of ninny in English:

noun (plural ninnies)

informal
A foolish person.
Example sentences
  • Except for a scant few, the characters in St. Elmo's Fire are all either weasels, deceptive clods or selfish ninnies.
  • I found them to be almost universally composed of ninnies and power-hungry dorks.
  • CBS canceled The Reagans, a four-hour mini-series, after conservative activists and pundits said it made Ronald Reagan out to be a ninny and a bigot.

Origin

late 16th century: perhaps from innocent.

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