Pronounced : num-p-tee
Definition : n. idiot or fool. Someone who (sometimes unwittingly) by speech or action demonstrates a lack of knowledge or misconception of a particular subject or situation to the amusement of others.
Usage : That fekkin' numpty's driving with nae lights on and couldnae organise a pissup in a brewery.
Translation : Men are good for 70 things, fixing things and 69.
Origin : The origins of numpty are unclear. It may be an altered form of the word "numps", which dates back to the sixteenth century and also means "an idiot", but this is found mainly in English sources.
The dazzling wee place in Scotland beginning with the letter N is Newport-on-Tay. Newport-on-Tay is a small town in the north east of Fife in Scotland, acting as a commuter suburb for Dundee. The Fife Coastal Path passes through Newport.