Definition of Mugwumps

1. Noun. (plural of mugwump) ¹



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Definition of Mugwumps

1. mugwump [n] - See also: mugwump

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mugwumps

mugless
mugo pine
mugs
mugs' games
mugsful
mugshot
mugshots
mugweed
mugwort
mugworts
mugwump
mugwumpery
mugwumpish
mugwumpism
mugwumpisms
mugwumps (current term)
muhajir
muhajireen
muhajirun
muhlies
muhly
muid
muids
muil
muils
muir-torre syndrome
muirburn
muirburns
muirite
muirs

Literary usage of Mugwumps

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1. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1890)
"THE "mugwumps" AND THE PARTIES. ... are dividing to-day the opinions of that now pretty distinctive group of American voters who bear the title of mugwumps. ..."

2. Mark Twain: A Biography : the Personal and Literary Life of Samuel Langhorne by Albert Bigelow Paine (1912)
"... CLI MARK TWAIN mugwumps THE Republican Presidential nomination of James G. Blaine resulted in a political revolt such as the nation had not known. ..."

3. Speeches, Correspondence and Political Papers of Carl Schurz by Carl Schurz (1913)
"But it seems to me that the criticism passed by the [Indianapolis] Evening News upon the Eastern mugwumps, as represented by the New York Times, ..."

4. A Hoosier Autobiography by William Dudley Foulke (1922)
"mugwumps In 1896 I read a paper before the Tuesday Club which attracted much hostile criticism. The people of Richmond had been warm supporters of President ..."

5. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1890)
"THE "mugwumps" AND THE PARTIES. ... are dividing to-day the opinions of that now pretty distinctive group of American voters who bear the title of mugwumps. ..."

6. Mark Twain: A Biography : the Personal and Literary Life of Samuel Langhorne by Albert Bigelow Paine (1912)
"... CLI MARK TWAIN mugwumps THE Republican Presidential nomination of James G. Blaine resulted in a political revolt such as the nation had not known. ..."

7. Speeches, Correspondence and Political Papers of Carl Schurz by Carl Schurz (1913)
"But it seems to me that the criticism passed by the [Indianapolis] Evening News upon the Eastern mugwumps, as represented by the New York Times, ..."

8. A Hoosier Autobiography by William Dudley Foulke (1922)
"mugwumps In 1896 I read a paper before the Tuesday Club which attracted much hostile criticism. The people of Richmond had been warm supporters of President ..."

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