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addaword.gifdefinition of nincompoop

a stupid person
You're a nincompoop for asking me this question!
Submitted by: Bhavna Mishra from India on 07/07/2013 15:22:00
Definition of nincompoop from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


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