skimble-skamble

adjective
skim·​ble-skam·​ble | \ˌskim-bəl-ˈskam-bəl \

Definition of skimble-skamble 

: rambling and confused : senseless

First Known Use of skimble-skamble

1596, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for skimble-skamble

reduplication of English dialect scamble to stumble along

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about skimble-skamble

Share skimble-skamble

Dictionary Entries near skimble-skamble

skim

ski mask

skimback

skimble-skamble

skim coat

skim colter

skimeister

Statistics for skimble-skamble

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for skimble-skamble

The first known use of skimble-skamble was in 1596

See more words from the same year

Comments on skimble-skamble

What made you want to look up skimble-skamble? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a soft lustrous wool fabric with mohair

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!