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NOUN   a ninny | ninnies
SYNO nincompoop | ninny | poop
простофиля {м} {ж} [разг.]ninny [coll.]
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Translation for 'ninny' from English to Russian

ninny [coll.]
простофиля {м} {ж} [разг.]
Usage Examples English
  • Evelyn discovers Ninny was discharged from the nursing home.
  • The actors constantly mispronounce the location "Ninus' Tomb" as "Ninny's Tomb," though they are corrected initially, and in vain, by "director" Peter Quince.
  • ", to which Dr Smith would give a reply of "What do you mean it doesn't compute, you ninny?
  • Nune" or "St. Ninny") "Equal to the Apostles and the Enlightener of Georgia" (c.
  • The newly knighted and foolish Sir Abraham Ninny – son of Sir Innocent Ninny and his constantly-inebriated wife Lady Ninny – tries to win Lucida's love through terrible poetry ...
  • Hawkeye is snapped out of his rage by his surprise at Radar's crying and asks him to stop twice, the second time in a more desperate, pleading manner, before calling him a "ninny" and running out of the ward.
  • The cast included Henry Harris as Sir Positive At-All, James Nokes as Poet Ninny, William Smith as Standford and Edward Angel as Woodcock and Anne Shadwell as Emelia.
  • John and Michael John and Michael are the younger brothers of Wendy. John is 7 and Michael is 4. John consistently calls Michael a "ninny". They squabble a lot.
  • Similar films also paved the way for onscreen female friendships such as that between Evelyn Couch and Ninny Threadgoode in "Fried Green Tomatoes".
  • Some of the many similar alternative terms are: "coxcomb", "fribble", "popinjay" (meaning 'parrot'), "dandy", "fashion-monger", and "ninny".
  • Thomas Shadwell caricatured Howard as the "poet Ninny" in his first play, "The Sullen Lovers" (1668).
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