Origin and Etymology of dum–dum
reduplication of 1dumb
First Known Use: 1928
Rhymes with dum–dum
alum, aplomb, bass drum, bay rum, beach plum, become, benumb, degum, dim sum, dumdum, eardrum, far from, green thumb, hail from, ho-hum, how come, humdrum, income, in sum, outcome, pond scum, side drum, snare drum, sour gum, steel drum, subgum, succumb, sweet gum, therefrom, to come, Tom Thumb, tom-tom, wherefrom, yum-yum
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