AskDefine | Define juggins

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English

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • /ˈdʒʌgɪnz/

Noun

  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)
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