Origin of simp
Examples from the Web for simp
Did you know Ves and Simp had been drinkin' when you hired 'em?The Portygee|Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Loud cries of "Gammon" from Freckle, and disapprobation from Simp.
"The 'system' was a swindle," hissed Mr. Simp, looking up through red eyes which throbbed like pulses.
You were not—asked—as I understand—it—to sell, but simp—simply to put—as I understand it—the bottle here.Fighting the Sea|Edward A. Rand
Mr. Simp already owed his landlord fifteen months' rent, for which the only security was his diminishing effects.
1903, circus slang shortening of simpleton.