: a foolish or stupid person : simpleton
… Forrest Gump, the smash movie starring Tom Hanks, as a sweet simp from Alabama who rides to fame and fortune on an IQ of 75.—Peter Travers The … line inching up the bottom of the chart shows the pitiful returns for the simps whose investments are taxed every year.—Virginia Wilson It has always been difficult to grasp how Louise, a simp in the first two-thirds of the show, could become such a swan in the final act.—Hilton Als
informal + often disparaging
: someone (especially a man) who shows excessive concern, attention, or deference toward a romantic partner or love interest
… multiple videos offering examples of what makes someone a simp, like wearing a nice outfit to school and hoping your crush notices only for them to be absent.—Magdalene Taylor Being respectful does not make you a simp. Stop calling guys simps for being decent towards women.—@Maddynf, on Twitter "I'm a simp," admits 38-year-old actor Namit Das. "I'm vulnerable in love. And, why shouldn't I be? We only have one life. Wear your heart on your sleeve."—Karishma Kuenzang A man has been applauded for allowing his wife's ex-husband to visit her in the hospital. … Though he said his friends have called him a "simp," he feels like he "did good" as it is a "difficult situation" for everyone …—Jack Beresford
: someone who has a marked fondness or desire for something : fool sense 3b
… as a simp for multifunctional appliances, I was enamored off the bat.—Morgan Sung
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