[ taw-pee ]
/ ˈtɔ pi /
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a foolish or thoughtless young person.
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Origin of tawpie
1720–30; tawp- (<Scandinavian; compare Norwegian, tåpe,Swedish tåp,Danish tåbe simpleton, fool) + -ie
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Example sentences from the Web for tawpie
He canna bear the tawpie, and doesna like to hae her p'inted oot as his sister.The Making of Mary|Jean Forsyth