stumble bum

stumblebum

[stuhm-buhl-buhm]
noun Informal.
1.
a clumsy, second-rate prizefighter.
2.
a clumsy, incompetent person.

Origin:
1930–35; stumble + bum1

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stumblebum definition


  1. n.
    a tramp or bum, especially drunk and stumbling. : The poor old stumblebum got to the other side of the street the best he could.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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