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wampish

[ wam-pish, wahm- ]
/ ˈwæm pɪʃ, ˈwɑm- /
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verb (used without object) Scot.

to wave about or flop to and fro.

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Origin of wampish

First recorded in 1810–20; apparently of expressive origin
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