Word History


rumbustic (probably alteration of obsolete English robustic robust, robustious, from English robust + -ic) + -al

First Known Use

1779, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rumbustical was in 1779

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“Rumbustical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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