lumpkin

noun
lump·​kin | \ ˈləm(p)kə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of lumpkin

: a clumsy often stupid person : a blundering fool

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History and Etymology for lumpkin

after Tony Lumpkin, ignorant young man in the comedy She Stoops to Conquer (1773) by Oliver Goldsmith †1774 British author

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“Lumpkin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lumpkin. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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