Definition Of ninny
a foolish person.
Except for a scant few, the characters in St. Elmo's Fire are all either weasels, deceptive clods or selfish ninnies .
Example Of ninny
Acting like a hysterical ninny wasn't going to make my day get any better.
Because, of course, the self-important ninnies who compile such things, complacent in their arrogance that their opinions matter, really haven't a clue what they're talking about in most cases.
But now it transpires that our soldiers truly are being shot by both sides: the patronising ninnies who would prevent them from going to war at all, and the soulless penny-pinchers who think that soldiers matter only when they're fighting.
Can negative ninnies like my mother, who raise their families in dark, sneering realms of impossibility, be taught to embrace the possible?
CBS canceled The Reagans, a four-hour mini-series, after conservative activists and pundits said it made Ronald Reagan out to be a ninny and a bigot.