tawpie


taw·pie

noun \ˈt-pē\

Definition of TAWPIE

chiefly Scottish
:  a foolish or awkward young person

Origin of TAWPIE

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian tåpe simpleton
First Known Use: 1728

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