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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A foolish fellow; a simpleton.

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  • n. A fool, or gullible person.

Etymologies

After Simple Simon, a character in a nursery rhyme.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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