- Scot a stupid person; simpleton
C18: of uncertain origin
Examples from the Web for sumph
They forget that a sumph may just as truly be said to border on a sage.
Why don't you ask Sumph to publish 'em in your new paper—the what-d'ye-call-'em—hay, Shandon?The History of Pendennis
William Makepeace Thackeray
But whats ordaint will come to pass, and its no my fault that the sumph Watty was na Charlie.The Entail