Wordnik word of the day: sumph

Today’s word of the day is sumph, a Scots and English dialect word meaning “dunce or blockhead.” Such a person is sumphish and practices sumphishness. Other lesser-known terms meaning “dunce or blockhead” are boodle, cabbage-head, clodpoll, dizzard, duncepoll, funge, gaby, goff, gomerel, grouthead, groutnoll, leatherhead, loggerhead, niddy, and pigsconce.