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He might read a lesson to many a two-legged prig, were the bipedal nincompoop capable of learning it.
That young Welsh nincompoop imp has his eyes everywhere; his ears are always open.
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.
Such an insufficient epistle must have disquieted the veriest nincompoop alive.
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.
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

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