numpty

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English

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Etymology

Possibly from Scottish English numbskull.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈnʌmpti/
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Noun

numpty (plural numpties)

  1. (Britain, derogatory) An idiot, dolt or fool.

Scots

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Noun

numpty (plural numpties)

  1. (derogatory) An idiot or fool.