Definition of simp in English:



North American
  • A silly or foolish person.

    • ‘Call me a weepy-eyed simp, but I believe that children are our future, if you define ‘future’ as ‘tiny personal slaves.’’
    • ‘Would we be people of action, stepping up in the moment when we are most needed, or would we be cowering simps, hiding until the worst of it is over?’
    • ‘All right, so this is all old news for you power punk simps, but this is a bandwagon I'm ready to climb on.’
    • ‘My problem should now seem evident to even the dimmest of simps.’
    • ‘I'm not crazy about the 1978 ‘She's A Dog / I Can Change My Mind’ 45 that closes out this release, but you power pop simps may have some fun with it.’
    idiot, ass, halfwit, nincompoop, blockhead, buffoon, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, cretin, imbecile, dullard, moron, simpleton, clod
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Early 20th century: abbreviation of simpleton.