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bliss ninny

One who is in a state of extreme happiness. Oh, I had a great time on my vacation—I was a total bliss ninny relaxing on a tropical island.
See also: bliss, ninny

nick ninny

obsolete A foolish or simple-minded person. I don't care if Reginald is in love with her—Edith is an utter nick ninny and, as such, has no place in this celebrated family.
See also: nick, ninny
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bliss ninny

(ˈblɪs ˈnɪni)
n. a giddy and disoriented person; a blissed-out person. (see also bliss out.) You silly bliss ninny! Who watches over you, anyway?
See also: bliss, ninny
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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