juggins

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain; perhaps an extended use of Juggins, originally a plebian surname.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

juggins (plural jugginses)

  1. A fool; someone very credulous or easily fooled.
    • 1942: this boy, though at present a juggins, had the makings of a superb creature. — Rebecca West, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Canongate 2006, p. 788)

Synonyms[edit]