a slow-witted, stupid, or foolish person.
(informal) a foolish person
“stupid person,” 1922, probably from nit “nothing,” from dialectal German or Yiddish, from Middle Low German (see nix) + wit (n.).
A stupid person; fool; boob
[1922+; perhaps fr nit, fr German dialect, ”no,” found by 1909, plus wit]
[nee-oo-ey] /niˈu eɪ/ noun 1. an island in the S Pacific between Tonga and Cook Islands: possession of New Zealand. 5128; about 100 sq. mi. (260 sq. km). /ˈnjuːeɪ/ noun 1. an island in the S Pacific, between Tonga and the Cook Islands: annexed by New Zealand (1901); achieved full internal self-government in 1974. Chief […]
/njuːˈɪən/ adjective 1. of or relating to the S Pacific island of Niue or its inhabitants noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Niue
- Niu tireni
/ˈniːuː ˈtiːrɛniː; ˈnuː ˈtiːˌrɛniː/ noun 1. a Māori name for New Zealand
[Chinese nyy-jwahng] /Chinese ˈnyüˈdʒwɑŋ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. former name of .