Definition of nincompoop:
the skinny, jerk, ding-dong, after part, stern, gander, quarter, poop, tail, dip, nerd, ninny, schmuck, mooncalf, dirt, goof, turd, goose, crap, tomfool, softhead, schmo, turkey, ability, shit, low-down, shite, simple.
- "Archibald Malmaison", Julian Hawthorne.
Dominic, ambitious and sly, Jerome, a pompous prig, Dunstan, a nincompoop, Raymond, a milliner, Nicholas, a- well, you know what I think Nicholas is, Augustine, another nincompoop, Lawrence, still at Sunday School, and poor Simon, a clown.- "The Altar Steps", Compton MacKenzie.
- "Cousin Betty", Honore de Balzac.