variants or humdurgeon
plural -s
Scottish : a loud complaint or noise
the auld carline went … on top of her head, making such a humdudgeonHugh McCrae
Scottish : an imaginary illness or pain

Word History


probably from hum entry 4 + dudgeon

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“Humdudgeon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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