MEANING: noun: A stupid person; a fool.

ETYMOLOGY: Coined by Jim Henson (1936-1990) in 1955 to describe puppets he created for children’s television shows.

M. UPSET - distressed Parisian gentleman

MU-PIPET - used for delivering liquids in micro-liter quantities

MUMPET - 1. small swelling in the parotid glands; 2. my dog won't make a sound