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