glype

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • glipe

NounEdit

glype (plural glypes)

  1. (Ireland, slang) An annoying idiot.
    • 1896, William Handling, Grandmother's Death and Other Poems [1], New Haven: George D. Bone, page 8,
      Ye wee bit rakin' cheeky glypes, / Ye'll gang nae farther noo, / A jumpin' burns and six-fit dykes, / And rashes wadin' through.
    • 2000 October 12, "panopticon1299", "Re: Justice" [2], in alt.religion.bahai, Usenet,
      Mr Lyttle is yet another glype who ignores everything of substance. Is it any wonder the AO is in such a mess when it relies on the likes of ye to be its apologists?
    • 2002 July 13, Geoff Burns, "Re: the 11th night" [3], in alt.2eggs.sausage.beans.tomatoes.2toast.largetea.cheerslove, Usenet,
      "Soozle" wan't acting the glype...
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