rumblegumption

noun
rum·​ble·​gump·​tion
variants: or less commonly rumelgumption \ ˈrəm(b)əlˌgəm(p)shən \

Definition of rumblegumption

Scottish
: good judgment : sense, intelligence

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First Known Use of rumblegumption

1751, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rumblegumption

alteration (influenced by rumble entry 2) of obsolete English (northern dialect) rumgumption, probably from English rum entry 1 + gumption

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“Rumblegumption.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rumblegumption. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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