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A simple-minded or gullible person:‘you silly juggins’fool, nincompoop, dunce, dullard, ignoramusView synonyms
Late 19th century: perhaps from the surname Juggins, from Jug (see jug); compare with muggins.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
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