- a fool or simpleton.
Origin of ninny
Related Words for ninniesclod, dunce, stooge, imbecile, victim, lightweight, bore, sap, nerd, dolt, bonehead, oaf, cretin, idiot, nitwit, simple, buffoon, moron, nincompoop, jackass
Examples from the Web for ninnies
Historical Examples of ninnies
To talk of these things would be to give the alarm to all ninnies!The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII.
Guy de Maupassant
Dependent men are ninnies, why should not dependent women be?Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women
George Sumner Weaver
Nonsense of enthusiasts is very different from nonsense of ninnies.The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Complete
Ninnies that get scared first thing, when the facts begin to show!The Planet Strappers
Raymond Zinke Gallun
And some capital jokes are recorded of him in this same "Nest of Ninnies."Merrie England In The Olden Time, Vol. 1 (of 2)
- a dull-witted person