simp

[simp]

Origin of simp

First recorded in 1905–10; shortening of simpleton
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Historical Examples of simp

  • Did you know Ves and Simp had been drinkin' when you hired 'em?

    The Portygee

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • The jug was under the seat of his wagon and its contents had already been sampled by him and by Simp.

    The Portygee

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • Come, tell Simp there's a reporter rubberin' around and you're scared to death.

    American Sketches

    Charles Whibley

  • "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


British Dictionary definitions for simp

simp

noun
  1. US slang short for simpleton
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Word Origin and History for simp
n.

1903, circus slang shortening of simpleton.

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