Gump



[guhmp] /gʌmp/

noun, Dialect.
1.
a foolish or stupid person.
n.

“dolt, numskull,” 1825; meaning “chicken” is from 1914, U.S. thieves’ slang.

noun

[fr British dialect, ”fool”]

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    [guhmp-shuh n] /ˈgʌmp ʃən/ noun, Informal. 1. initiative; aggressiveness; resourcefulness: With his gumption he’ll make a success of himself. 2. courage; spunk; guts: It takes gumption to quit a high-paying job. 3. common sense; shrewdness. /ˈɡʌmpʃən/ noun (informal) 1. (Brit) common sense or resourcefulness 2. initiative or courage: you haven’t the gumption to try n. […]

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    [guhmp-shuh n] /ˈgʌmp ʃən/ noun, Informal. 1. initiative; aggressiveness; resourcefulness: With his gumption he’ll make a success of himself. 2. courage; spunk; guts: It takes gumption to quit a high-paying job. 3. common sense; shrewdness. /ˈɡʌmpʃən/ noun (informal) 1. (Brit) common sense or resourcefulness 2. initiative or courage: you haven’t the gumption to try n. […]



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