gaumless

gaumless

[gawm-lis]
adjective Chiefly British Informal.
lacking in vitality or intelligence; stupid, dull, or clumsy.
Also, gormless.


Origin:
1740–50; dial. (Scots, N England) gaum heed, attention (Middle English gome < Old Norse gaumr; akin to Gothic gaumjan to observe) + -less

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gaumless (ˈɡɔːmlɪs)
 
adj
a variant spelling of gormless

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