bumbershoot


bum·ber·shoot

noun \ˈbəm-bər-ˌshüt\

Definition of BUMBERSHOOT

:  umbrella

Origin of BUMBERSHOOT

bumber- (alteration of umbr- in umbrella) + -shoot (alteration of -chute in parachute)
First Known Use: circa 1896

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

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