[nin-ee] /ˈnɪn i/
noun, plural ninnies.
a fool or simpleton.
noun (pl) -nies
a dull-witted person
“simpleton, fool,” 1590s, perhaps a misdivision of an innocent (see N for other examples), or from the pet form of the proper name Innocent, with sense influenced by the name’s literal meaning. There may be some influence in the word of Italian ninno “baby, child.”
A fool or stupid person (1676+)
[nin-ee-ham-er] /ˈnɪn iˌhæm ər/ noun 1. a fool or simpleton; . /ˈnɪnɪˌhæmə/ noun 1. (US & Canadian) a ninny n. also ninny-hammer, “simpleton,” 1590s, from ninny + hammer (n.), but the signification of the second element is obscure. noun A fool or stupid person (1676+)
[nee-nyaw; English neen-yoh] /ˈni nyɔ; English ˈnin yoʊ/ noun, plural niños [nee-nyaws; English neen-yohz] /ˈni nyɔs; English ˈnin yoʊz/ (Show IPA). Spanish. 1. boy; child. [el neen-yoh; Spanish el nee-nyaw] /ɛl ˈnin yoʊ; Spanish ɛl ˈni nyɔ/ noun 1. a warm ocean current of variable intensity that develops after late December along the coast of […]
[nee-non; French nee-nawn] /ˈni nɒn; French niˈnɔ̃/ noun 1. a sturdy chiffon or voile constructed in either plain or novelty weaves and generally used in the manufacture of women’s garments, curtains, and drapery. /ˈniːnɒn; ˈnaɪnɒn; French ninɔ̃/ noun 1. a fine strong silky fabric
- Nino rota
[raw-tah] /ˈrɔ tɑ/ noun 1. Nino [nee-naw] /ˈni nɔ/ (Show IPA), 1911–1979, Italian composer. /ˈrəʊtə/ noun 1. (mainly Brit) a register of names showing the order in which people take their turn to perform certain duties /ˈrəʊtə/ noun 1. (RC Church) the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for judging cases brought before the Holy See