Numps vs Sumps - What's the difference?

numps | sumps |


As nouns the difference between numps and sumps

is that numps is (obsolete) a fool; a blockhead while sumps is .

As a verb sumps is

(sump).

numps

English

Noun

(es)
  • (obsolete) A fool; a blockhead.
  • * Bishop Parker
  • These are villainous engines indeed; but take heart, numps ! here is not a word of the stocks; and you need never stand in awe of any more honourable correction.
  • * 1902 , , Olympian Nights , ch. 10:
  • "You're a dizzard!" I retorted. "And a noodle and a jolt-head; you're a jobbernowl and a doodle, a maundering mooncalf and a blockheaded numps , a gaby and a loon; you're a Hatter !" I shrieked the last epithet.

    sumps

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (sump)