Definition of nyamps in US English:

nyamps

noun

Jamaican
  • 1An incapable, worthless, or stupid person.

  • 2Something worthless; nonsense, rubbish.

Origin

Early 20th century. Origin uncertain; perhaps influenced by Akan nyâmma small, nyâmoo lean, meagre, feeble, or Ewe nyama disorderly + -p- + -s.

Pronunciation

nyamps

/njam(p)s/