Examples of GUMPTION
- It took a lot of gumption to speak up for yourself like that.
- <that girl has no more gumption than a grasshopper and is likely to marry the first man who comes along>
Origin of GUMPTION
First Known Use: 1719
Related to GUMPTION
- discreetness, discretion, common sense [chiefly dialect], horse sense, levelheadedness, nous [chiefly British], policy, prudence, sense, sensibleness, wisdom, wit
- imprudence, indiscretion
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