Definition of 'nincompoop'
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They kicked out our competent people and posted nincompoops. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In his memoirs he admonished himself as a nincompoop for introducing the law. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Definition of nincompoop from the Collins English Dictionary
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