Definition of ninny:
dunce, lunatic, shit, bonehead, cretin, dingbat, dipstick, dodo, doofus, clot, airhead, cuddy, thickhead, dummkopf, goon, low-down, berk, stern, shite, mooncalf, charlie, dope, golem, blockhead, bubblehead, dumb blond, hardhead, prat, imbecile, turkey, dim bulb, half-wit, stupid, numskull, ninnyhammer, natural, tomfool, saphead, ignoramus, knucklehead, birdbrain, poop, featherhead, dimwit, the skinny, ass, schmo, yo-yo, booby, schlub, ratbag, cluck, schnook, nerd, donkey, clodpoll, moron, clunk, tail, dumbbell, deadhead, fathead, nincompoop, dirt, mug, jerk, quarter, turd, hammerhead, dullard, dunderhead, maniac, noodle, simpleton, mutt, numpty, mome, simple, dork, joker, clown, softhead, goose, nit, meathead, loggerhead, ding-a-ling, nimrod, simp, dummy, know-nothing, noddy, fool, stupe, nitwit, after part, stock, chucklehead, dolt, gander, ding-dong, pinhead, nut, git, dip, lamebrain, ability, yahoo, crap, dum-dum, nutcase, loon, woodenhead, lunkhead, oaf, goof, jackass, chowderhead, dumbhead, cuckoo, schmuck, lump, idiot.
- "Signora Fantastici", Madame de Stael, translated by Frank J. Morlock.
" Well, he was a ninny then, was Cooper, to go and blart it all out to the world that way; for if no Tory visited him, I should like you to ask him the next time you see him, how many gentlemen called upon him?- "The Attache or, Sam Slick in England, Complete", Thomas Chandler Haliburton.
- "Laramie Holds the Range", Frank H. Spearman.