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

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  1. a silly or foolish person
    "Ninny — that soft, smiling, self-effacing, apologetic fellow, the type who is terribly sorry when you happen to step on his foot, the kind you can borrow money from in the certainty he will never demand you repay it." — John D. MacDonald (1962)

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