Meaning of yampy in English:


Pronunciation /ˈjampi/

adjectiveadjective yampier, adjective yampiest

Midlands English
  • Mad; crazy.

    ‘I'm not sure he'd last five minutes in the Black Country—he seems a bit yampy’
    • ‘some yampy little dog is barking outside my window’
    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


1960s origin uncertain.