noun Date: 1903 simpleton

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • simp — simp; simp·son·ite; simp·son s; …   English syllables

  • simp — ☆ simp [simp ] n. [Slang] short for SIMPLETON …   English World dictionary

  • simp — /simp/, n. Informal. a fool; simpleton. [1905 10; shortening of SIMPLETON] * * * …   Universalium

  • simp — 1903, circus slang shortening of simpleton …   Etymology dictionary

  • SIMP — In astrophysics SIMP is an abbreviation of Strongly Interacting Massive Particle. SIMPs could form the inferred dark matter despite their strong interactions with ordinary matter.B. D. Wandelt, R. Dave, G. R. Farrar, P. C. McGuire, D. N. Spergel… …   Wikipedia

  • simp — n. a simpleton. □ You are such a simp! □ Why did some simp feel it necessary to do this? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • simp — n A stupid or foolish person. That simp doesn t know how to tie his shoes! 1910s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • simp — n a dim witted individual. The word, origi nating in the USA early in the 20th cen tury, was a shortening of simpleton . More recently it has sometimes acquired connotations suggested by simper and wimp. ► Some guest and some employer the simp… …   Contemporary slang

  • simp — noun /sɪmp/ A simple person lacking common sense; a fool or simpleton. Pimps and simps would fall in from here and there and everywhere, grabbing thousand dollar advances from the madames and leaving their lady friends in pawn …   Wiktionary

  • SIMP — Strongly Interacting Massive Particle (Academic & Science » Physics) ** Secure Instant Messaging Protocol (Computing » Networking) * Student Initiative Mentoring Project (Community » Educational) …   Abbreviations dictionary

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