Five charming words for fools & idiots

We all know the straightforward and downright crude words for fools and idiots. But language skills are required for creative put-down material that doesn’t resort to profanity. In honour of April Fool's Day, we’ve listed our top 5 alternative words for fools and idiots.

1. Nicompoop

Meaning: “not of sound mind” from Latin “non compos mentis".

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2. Ninny

Meaning: A foolish and weak person

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3. Nitwit

Meaning: a silly or foolish person

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4. Blatherskite

Meaning: A person who talks at great length without making much sense.

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5. Lummox

Meaning: A clumsy stupid person

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Happy April Fool's Day!

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