Definition Of ninny

noun

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.


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