rumblegumption

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

rumelgumption

\ˈrəm(b)əlˌgəm(p)shən\

Definition of rumblegumption

Scottish

  1. :  good judgment :  sense, intelligence

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Origin and Etymology of rumblegumption

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


First Known Use: 1751


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