noun rump·er \ˈrəmpə(r)\

Definition of rumper



  1. 1 usually capitalized :  a member or supporter of the Rump Parliament

  2. 2 [1rump + -er] :  a slaughterhouse worker who removes the hide from the tail bone, rump, and hind legs

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Origin and Etymology of rumper

Rump Parliament, remnant of the Long Parliament in England after the expulsion of most of its members by the army of Cromwell in 1648 (from 1rump) + -er

First Known Use: circa 1658

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to cast off or become cast off

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