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Word of the Day – Sumph

By December 18, 2016Word of the Day

Sumph (noun)


A stupid or clumsy person; a person who sulks.

Of unknown origin although probably Scottish dialect; a sumpher is a person who sulks when things don’t go their way, even if their way is stupid.

Example sentences

“He’s a real sumph, if things don’t go his way then everyone knows about it.”

“There we stood like two sumphs, with the ruins of the wedding buffet surrounding us.”

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