tawpie

noun
taw·​pie | \ ˈtȯ-pē How to pronounce tawpie (audio) \

Definition of tawpie

chiefly Scotland
: a foolish or awkward young person

First Known Use of tawpie

1728, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tawpie

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian tåpe simpleton

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