Ninnyhammer



[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+)

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