callithump


cal·li·thump

noun \ˈka-lə-ˌthəmp\

Definition of CALLITHUMP

:  a noisy boisterous band or parade
cal·li·thump·ian \ˌka-lə-ˈthəm-pē-ən\ adjective

Origin of CALLITHUMP

back-formation from callithumpian, adjective, alteration of English dialect gallithumpian disturber of order at elections in 18th century
First Known Use: 1950

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