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He might read a lesson to many a two-legged prig, were the bipedal nincompoop capable of learning it.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 103, AUGUST 20, 1892VARIOUS
That young Welsh nincompoop imp has his eyes everywhere; his ears are always open.
THE CAMBRIAN SKETCH-BOOKR. RICE DAVIES
And now because a monstrous piece of good luck has made a Crichton of him, you begin to regret the nincompoop!
ARCHIBALD MALMAISONJULIAN HAWTHORNE
If he hinted that a certain new comer impressed him unfavorably, the nincompoop was summarily kicked out of society.
HOOSIER MOSAICSMAURICE THOMPSON
The heavily-loaded wagon of the nincompoop and the virago was almost constantly mired.
MEMOIRS OF ORANGE JACOBSORANGE JACOBS
Such an insufficient epistle must have disquieted the veriest nincompoop alive.
THE BLIND MOTHER AND THE LAST CONFESSIONHALL CAINE
There are two kinds of sentimental warriors in this amorous world: the man and the nincompoop.
THE YOUNGER SETROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Then the officer went on board, an' that little nincompoop of a midshipman boarded us.
COMMODORE BARNEY'S YOUNG SPIESJAMES OTIS
He said he liked a boy who was a boy and not an affected nincompoop.
T. TEMBAROMFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
And I won't have it spoiled, by every nincompoop poking his nose into it.
PERLYCROSSR. D. BLACKMORE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NINCOMPOOP

  • blockhead
  • boob
  • bungler
  • dimwit
  • dope
  • dork
  • dumbbell
  • dunce
  • fool
  • goof
  • goon
  • idiot
  • ignoramus
  • jerk
  • lunkhead
  • meathead
  • nincompoop
  • ninny
  • nitwit
  • sap
  • schmuck
  • simpleton
  • stooge
  • stupid
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