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In the kitchen, a 'numpty' refers to the person or persons who :

a) Leave empty boxes in fridges and storage areas
b) thaw chicken stock in hot water
c) use 9 different containers for the same product
d) dont have a clue of wtf is going on around them
"That new kid is a right numpty"

"have you seen the numpty who left this empty box in the freezer?"
by Phil Scarfone July 26, 2007
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Scottish usage:
a) 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.

b) A good humoured admonition, a term of endearment

c) A reckless, absent minded or unwise person
a) "No. That wisnae wit she meant, ya big numpty!"

b) i.e. "Silly billy", "You big dafty"

c) "That numpty's driving with no lights on!"
by cargo_4 May 20, 2004
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A person who never has or never will have a f*ing clue what he is doing
Bobby Gould
by Nested One October 14, 2003
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An idiot, a silly person
"You're going to look like a right numpty."
by Mad Walrus August 04, 2002
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a scottish term, short for numb-skull.
" away n'shite, ya fuckin' Numpty "
by Lord Howard Hurtz March 23, 2004
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Numpty first surfaced on the terraces of west of Scotland football grounds, many many years ago. A player who couldn't hit a cow's arse with a shovel would be a f***ing numpty.
"Awww Jimmy you f************ing numpty!! You couldnae score wi' ma' sister!"
by Owen January 02, 2004
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Dialect, chiefly scots. A bumbling fool or one who is intellectually challanged.
(plural : numpties)
"they numpties couldnae organise a pissup in a brewery."
In reference to MSPs( members of scottish parliment)
by Gerry K. April 26, 2005
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a person so stupid they are incapable of understanding the simpliest of things
John Hall is a Numpty for his festive headwear
by Ted McDanger January 20, 2005
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