[guhmp-shuh n] /ˈgʌmp ʃən/
initiative; aggressiveness; resourcefulness:
With his gumption he’ll make a success of himself.
courage; spunk; guts:
It takes gumption to quit a high-paying job.
common sense; shrewdness.
(Brit) common sense or resourcefulness
initiative or courage: you haven’t the gumption to try
1719, originally Scottish, “common sense, shrewdness,” also “drive, initiative,” possibly connected with Middle English gome “attention, heed,” from Old Norse gaumr “heed, attention.” Sense of “initiative” is first recorded 1812.
Initiative; enterprise; courage; spunk (1831+)
- Gum resection
gum resection n. See gingivectomy.
noun 1. a plant exudation consisting of a mixture of gum and resin. noun 1. a mixture of resin and gum obtained from various plants and trees See also bdellium, gamboge
[goo m-ree] /gʊmˈri/ noun 1. a city in NW Armenia, NW of Yerevan.
[guhm] /gʌm/ noun 1. any of various viscid, amorphous exudations from plants, hardening on exposure to air and soluble in or forming a viscid mass with water. 2. any of various similar exudations, as resin. 3. a preparation of such a substance, as for use in the arts or bookbinding. 4. . 5. mucilage; glue. […]