- a fool; simpleton.
Origin of simp
First recorded in 1905–10; shortening of simpleton
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Examples from the Web for simp
Did you know Ves and Simp had been drinkin' when you hired 'em?
The jug was under the seat of his wagon and its contents had already been sampled by him and by Simp.
Come, tell Simp there's a reporter rubberin' around and you're scared to death.American Sketches
"Dey'll tink Byrne an' his pardner croaked 'em, you simp," replied Crumb.The Mucker
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Loud cries of "Gammon" from Freckle, and disapprobation from Simp.Bohemian Days
Geo. Alfred Townsend
- US slang short for simpleton
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Word Origin and History for simp
1903, circus slang shortening of simpleton.
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