rumpy

noun
\ ˈrəmpē \
plural -es

Definition of rumpy

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: manx cat

rumpy

adjective
\ " \
-er/-est

Definition of rumpy (Entry 2 of 2)

: having a prominent rump : steatopygous

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First Known Use of rumpy

Noun

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rumpy

Noun

rump entry 1 + -y (noun suffix); from its rudimentary tail

Adjective

rump entry 1 + -y (adjective suffix)

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“Rumpy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rumpy. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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