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wampus1

[wom-puh s] /ˈwɒm pəs/
noun, plural wampuses.
1.
a strange or objectionable person; lout.
Origin
perhaps extracted from catawampus

wampus2

[wom-puh s] /ˈwɒm pəs/
noun, plural wampuses.
1.
wamus (def 2).
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