Words and Phrases



an under-sized, usually cheeky, person; an unpleasant complaining person

Alternative spelling/meaning:

nyirp; nyerp

In Literature:

Excerpt from Twa Brithers by Philip Robinson

Whun tae yer face, Bab’s nice eneuch,
sae A gie bak his smirk.
But whan ma bak is turn’t he’ll taak -
tha sleekit, twa-faced nyerp

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