bumbailiff

noun bum·bai·liff \¦bəm¦bālə̇f\

Definition of bumbailiff

plural

-s

British

  1. :  bailiff —usually used contemptuously a confounded, pettifogging bumbailiff — W. M. Thackeray

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Origin and Etymology of bumbailiff

1bum + bailiff; from his close pursuit of debtors


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