1. A mighty hunter. Now chiefly used in this sense outside the United States.
2. A slow-witted person.

Nimrod was the Biblical founder of Babylon, also considered a mighty hunter. Contrary to the uneducated twits on here, Nimrod did NOT build the tower of Babel (at least the Bible does not claim this, only that the "men of Babylon" tried to build it), and the Bible does NOT claim he tried to kill God.

The Bible ONLY mentions that Nimrod was a son of Cush, the founder of Babylon, and a mighty hunter. Curiously enough, Dictionary.com attests definition 2 to have derived from a Looney Toons episode, wherein Bugs Bunny mocks his adversary, the hunter Elmer Fudd, calling him a "poor little Nimrod". Warner Brothers' Looney Toons cartoons were not written for children, but for literate adults, and often contained literary references children would not understand. Younger generations, mostly illiterate, and having little or no Bible knowledge not gleaned from their moronic parents and half-wit talk radio hosts, probably misunderstood the comment as being a general insult describing the slow-witted Fudd.
Probably from the phrase “poor little Nimrod,” used by the cartoon character Bugs Bunny to mock the hapless hunter Elmer Fudd.
by Rev. Dr. Mycopheles March 20, 2006
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10 Words related to nimrod
Top Definition
Orginally from the Biblical Nimrod, a mighty hunter, it has come to mean socially inadequade.
"Oh he's a real Nimrod, he steals the dried snot from under the science teachers desk."
by Niel Webster July 16, 2002
The true definition of Nim Rod is "A great hunter", but after Bugs Bunny called Elmer Fudd this name for so long in Looney Tunes cartoons, it took on a new meaning....A moron or clutz.
Jacksonville isn't the capitol of texas, you fuckin Nim Rod
by Sho_ September 02, 2005
One of the best albums by green day!
Nimrod is a fuckin sweet album
by Insomniac June 16, 2004
Cute sea monster on Surface.
They wanted us to think they shot and killed Nimrod ... but he sneezed. Long live Nimrod!!
by enaiD December 22, 2005
A bearded dragon that was named after the sea monster on surface. A very good animal that is only social with people and not other lizards.
Nimrod lives in a 50 gallon aquarium.
by Joey Comerford April 28, 2006
a stupid person ( see dingus)
The guy next door to my cousin is a total nimrod.
by Shawn B. March 30, 2003
A supremely annoying person.
That nimrod kept asking me for money.
by Xaviong March 24, 2014

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