Simp Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

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(Noun) The word “simp” is Gen Z slang for someone who does too much for someone they like. Their actions can go overboard and can be awkward to watch.


Around 1903, a simp was a shortened version of the word simpleton. But in the early 2000s, the term adopted the new meaning that we use today. From 2018 to 2019, the word became popular on TikTok and on Twitch.

Demographic (Who Uses This Word)

Simp is a derogatory word used by everyone on social media platforms and online gaming sites to insult another.

Simp Used in a Sentence

  • Example 1: You are such a simp! Stop talking to me.
  • Example 2: Bro, you’re such a simp. Can you stop that?

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