Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fool; a blockhead.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A dolt; a blockhead.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dolt; a blockhead.

Etymologies

Compare numb. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Don't you see me freed from all my misfortunes at once? and neither my father grieved, nor my mother offended, nor poor numps fleeced? '

    Camilla

  • It was also the summer of the big relaunch, and with only minor numps in the road, I am thrilled with our new schedule of regular columns and our fortified review team, covering the best in comics on a near-daily basis.

    The ADD Blog at Comic Book Galaxy

  • Quoniam, ut dictum, diffidle est, numps veteres subaeratos imitariĀ» ac propterea in sub* aeratis nulla est reoentb frafidis suspicio, solent nonnunquam fiJsarii numum spu* rium argenteum candente acu ferrea trans - flgere, quo tado argentum intrinsecus nigredinem contrahit!, et numi vere sub? aerati speciem praebet At fraudem ten -, tatis scalpro aliis numi partibus faoile perspexeris.

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  • a wee chatty with our hosty in his comfy estably over the old middlesex party and his moral turps, meaning flu, pock, pox and mizzles, grip, gripe, gleet and sprue, caries, rabies, numps and dumps.

    Finnegans Wake

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