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bumpkin

noun bump·kin \ ˈbəm(p)-kən \

Definition of bumpkin

: an awkward and unsophisticated rustic

bumpkinish

play \-kə-nish\ adjective

bumpkinly

play \-kən-lē\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of bumpkin

perhaps from Dutch bommekijn small cask, from Middle Dutch, from bomme cask


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bumpkin

noun bump·kin \ ˈbəm(p)-kən \
variants: or bumkin

Definition of bumpkin

: a spar projecting from a ship especially at the stern

Origin and Etymology of bumpkin

probably from Dutch boomken, diminutive of boom tree



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