Elf Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins
Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins
The name Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins originated in the 2003 film “ELF.” It was first defined in the Urban Dictionary, but is now most associated with this character and the movie. It has since become a popular term for children as a way to draw attention to their favorite characters or favorite quotes.
The term Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins is an insult, derived from a joke from the 2003 Will Ferrell film “Elf”. It refers to a person who has a cotton head instead of a brain. Ninny and muggins are terms used for the foolish and stupid. While the term “Elf” is used to describe a hapless man with no real skill in making toys, it is also an accurate depiction of a person who doesn’t believe in himself or their abilities.