tomnoddy

tomnoddy
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: Tom (nickname for Thomas) + noddy
1. chiefly Scotland : atlantic puffin

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  • Tomnoddy — Tom nod dy, n. [Tom (see {Tomboy}) + noddy.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A sea bird, the puffin. [Prov.Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. A fool; a dunce; a noddy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tomnoddy — noun /tɒmˈnɒdɪ,tɑmˈnɑdi/ a) The puffin. b) A fool or dunce. Syn: parrot, puffin, sea parrot, dunce, fool …   Wiktionary

  • Der kleine Hobbit — (englischer Originaltitel: The Hobbit or There and Back Again), 1957 ins Deutsche übersetzt von Walter Scherf, in der neuen Übersetzung von Wolfgang Krege genauer mit Der Hobbit oder Hin und zurück betitelt, ist ein Roman von J. R. R. Tolkien. Er …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anous stolidus — Noddy Nod dy, n.; pl. {Noddies}. [Prob. fr. nod to incline the head, either as in assent, or from drowsiness.] 1. A simpleton; a fool. L Estrange. Syn: tomnoddy. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any tern of the genus {Anous}, as {Anous stolidus} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fulmarus glacialis — Noddy Nod dy, n.; pl. {Noddies}. [Prob. fr. nod to incline the head, either as in assent, or from drowsiness.] 1. A simpleton; a fool. L Estrange. Syn: tomnoddy. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any tern of the genus {Anous}, as {Anous stolidus} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Noddies — Noddy Nod dy, n.; pl. {Noddies}. [Prob. fr. nod to incline the head, either as in assent, or from drowsiness.] 1. A simpleton; a fool. L Estrange. Syn: tomnoddy. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any tern of the genus {Anous}, as {Anous stolidus} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Noddy — Nod dy, n.; pl. {Noddies}. [Prob. fr. nod to incline the head, either as in assent, or from drowsiness.] 1. A simpleton; a fool. L Estrange. Syn: tomnoddy. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any tern of the genus {Anous}, as {Anous stolidus}. (b)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parrot — 1. noun /ˈpʰæɹət/ a) A kind of bird, many species of which are colourful and able to mimic human speech. I bought a wonderful parrot at the pet store. b) A parroter; a …   Wiktionary

  • jackass — n 1. ass, male donkey, donkey, jack, burro; dickey, Sl. neddy, Sl. longear, Brit. Sl. moke, Chiefly Scot. cuddy. 2. fool, dolt, blockhead, imbecile, moron; ignoramus, idiot, tomfool, tomnoddy, noddy; oaf, clod, dunce, boob, boobie, ninny, Sl.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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