gumsucker

noun

: an Australian especially from Victoria
used as a nickname

Word History

Etymology

gum entry 3 + sucker; probably from the children's habit of sucking gum exuded by eucalyptus trees

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“Gumsucker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gumsucker. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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