skimble-skamble

adjective
skim·​ble-skam·​ble | \ ˌskim-bəl-ˈskam-bəl How to pronounce skimble-skamble (audio) \

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

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“Skimble-skamble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skimble-skamble. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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