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mump

verb \ ˈməmp , dialectal , England " or ˈmu̇mp \

Definition of mump

-ed/-ing/-s
transitive verb
chiefly dialectal :mumble
  • ladies who mump their passion
  • —Oliver Goldsmith
intransitive verb
1 dialectal, England :to grimace with the mouth :grin
2 dialectal, England :mumble
3 dialectal, England :to be sullen or sulky
  • make a shift at bearing yourself like a man, not mumping, not moping
  • —J. G. Cozzens

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Origin and Etymology of mump

probably of imitative origin


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mump

noun \ ˈməmp \

Definition of mump

plural -s
1 obsolete :grimace, grin
2 mumps plural :sullenness :silent displeasure

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mump

verb \ ˈməmp , dialectal , England " or ˈmu̇mp \

Definition of mump

-ed/-ing/-s
transitive verb
chiefly dialectal :cheat
  • some debauched person who will mump you of your daughter
  • —William Wycherley
intransitive verb
1 dialectal, England :beg, sponge
  • one prince came mumping to them annually
  • —T. B. Macaulay
2 dialectal, England :cheat

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Origin and Etymology of mump

obsolete Dutch mompen


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