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bumblepuppy

[buhm-buh l-puhp-ee] /ˈbʌm bəlˌpʌp i/
noun
1.
a game of whist played carelessly or contrary to rules and conventions.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; bumble1 + puppy
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bumblepuppy

noun
  1. A bridge game played haphazardly
  2. An indifferent or erratic player

[1930s+ Cardplayers; fr a late 1800s British term for inexpert whist]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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