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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
by Nested One October 14, 2003
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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 scottish term, short for numb-skull.
" away n'shite, ya fuckin' Numpty "
by Lord Howard Hurtz March 23, 2004
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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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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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