a foolish or thoughtless young person.
1720–30; tawp- (<Scandinavian; compare Norwegian, tåpe,Swedish tåp,Danish tåbe simpleton, fool) + -ie
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How to use tawpie in a sentence
He canna bear the tawpie, and doesna like to hae her p'inted oot as his sister.The Making of Mary | Jean Forsyth