- a fool; simpleton.
Origin of simp
First recorded in 1905–10; shortening of simpleton
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Historical Examples of simps
It was reserved to Simps alone to miss the shining mark by reason of stomachic distortion.
- US slang short for simpleton
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1903, circus slang shortening of simpleton.
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