black country for soft or mental ya can also call someone a “yamp”, sometimes people joke about you being a “yampy yam yam”
ya can also call someone a yampy bleeder
johnny: yowm yampy yo am
local nutcase: I aye
johnny: yo am yam mental
johnny: yam a right yamp
Adj – To go a bit mad, crazy or wacky.
“Last time my mate Gavin drank Stella, he went completely yampy!”
“Claire; dont get a Zen ipod thing -within months mine went yampy.”
“What the hell is Rooney doing?? He’s gone yampy!”
having far too much manic energy
all ferretts are by nature yampy
U.K back country midlands slang for someone a bit over the top and retarded, someone with a backwards mentality,
did ya see that last night on tv, them right yamps on the jerry springer show aye they
are yome a yampy get n’ all, yove bin watchin it too long, thats the matter with yo maytey
During my Egyptian Canal Zone RAF service 1953-55. I think it was used mainly by Midlanders and Northerners.
A mild insult but exactly what it meant then I cannot now say.
“You’re yampy you are”.
1980s British Midlands slang for lower-class undereducated teenagers and twenty-something ‘men’ sporting mullets, wispy moustaches, cardigans, Fred Perry shirts, stay-pressed trousers, white socks and slip-on shoes, plus sovereign rings and a pack of John Player Special cigarettes held nonchalantly in the tattooed hand. An embryonic chav.
“Went to the Ritzy last night and it was full of fucking yampies”
Mouthy, lower class, mouthy, unwashed, mouthy, overweight, mouthy, female. Usually, but not always, a pikey.
“she was a right yampy bitch”
“…there she was, yamping on about her dog…”