twp

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation.

Noun[edit]

twp (plural twps)

  1. Abbreviation of township.
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Welsh twp.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

twp

  1. (Wales) A fool.
    • 1946, Marguerite Florence Hélène Jervais Evans, Oliver Sandys, Caradoc Evans
      This is what he said: "Christ is not a twp. He does not want money. He wants no more than your heart and He has got mine."
    • 1968, Glyn Jones, The dragon has two tongues: essays on Anglo-Welsh writers and writing
      He said if there was a twp more twp than me he would rather be Son Prodigal.

Adjective[edit]

twp (comparative more twp, superlative most twp)

  1. (Wales) Foolish.
    • 2005, Jonathan Bignell, Stephen Lacey, Popular television drama: critical perspectives
      As I wrote at the time, Terry is the epitome of a 'twp Taffy' and many would argue that this is the only kind of Welsh representation regularly available...

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

twp (feminine singular twp, plural twp, equative twped, comparative twpach, superlative twpaf)

  1. stupid

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
twp dwp nhwp thwp
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.