A stupid or clumsy person.
- In a world of gamaleeries and hinkum sneevies, of muckle sumphs and mowdieworts, we salute you noo, oor Willie Goo.
- There we stood like two sumphs, (as Hogg calls those who are ganging a bit aglee in their wits) gaping and staring at each other with a look which said, why did not you shoot?
Early 18th century: of unknown origin.
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