how to pronounce nincompoop


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nincompoop is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of nincompoop in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… top tip if you're a nincompoop like me …”

meanings of nincompoop


  1. A foolish or silly person.

nincompoop frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nincompoop occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics nincompoop can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that nincompoop can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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