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adjectiveyampier, yampiestMidlands English
Mad; crazy.‘I'm not sure he'd last five minutes in the Black Country—he seems a bit yampy’
insane, mentally ill, certifiable, deranged, demented, of unsound mind, out of one's mind, not in one's right mind, sick in the head, not together, crazy, crazed, lunatic, non compos mentis, unbalanced, unhinged, unstable, disturbed, distracted, stark mad, manic, frenzied, raving, distraught, frantic, hysterical, delirious, psychotic, psychopathic, mad as a hatter, mad as a March hare, foaming at the mouth
- ‘some yampy little dog is barking outside my window’
1960s origin uncertain.
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