Sumph Sumph, n. A dunce; a blockhead. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • sumph — Scottish Vernacular Dictionary A dullard, no very bright.look at yon sumph he couldn y find his erse in a bath wi twa hands …   English dialects glossary

  • sumph — [sʌmf] noun Scottish a stupid or clumsy person. Origin C18: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • sumph — ˈsəmf, ˈsu̇mf noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown Scot & dialect England : a stupid or sulky person …   Useful english dictionary

  • sumphish — sumphˈish adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑sumph …   Useful english dictionary

  • sumphishness — sumphˈishness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑sumph …   Useful english dictionary

  • Muckle — very large. “Ye muckle sumph!” = “You big idiot!” …   Scottish slang

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