Definition of Rummish

1. somewhat rum [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rummish

rummage
rummage sale
rummage sales
rummaged
rummager
rummagers
rummages
rummaging
rummer
rummers
rummest
rummier
rummies
rummiest
rummily
rummish (current term)
rummy
rummy-nose tetra
rummy nose
rummy noses
rumness
rumnesses
rumor
rumor-monger
rumor campaign
rumor has it
rumor mill
rumor monger
rumored
rumoredly

Literary usage of Rummish

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"... as well as his other goods, so that he has nothing now left but some few pieces of his own writing, and a few old rummish books of history, printed. ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"Rummel, o. rumble. Rummel buck, o. a riotous boy. rummish, G. rummage, ransack ; rather droll. Rump and stump, o. entirely, completely. ..."

3. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1902)
"... the leg, at his little box near Epsom : where, if report speak true, many " rummish plants" are concocted. He does not play billiards often, ..."

4. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"... the leg, at his little box near Epsom : where, if report speak true, many " rummish plants " are concocted. He does not play billiards often, ..."

5. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray (1869)
"... the leg, at his little box near Epsom: where, if report speak true, many " rummish plants " are concocted. He does not play billiards often, ..."

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