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Word of the Day 06/24/18 Mump

Mump (verb)
mump [muhmp, moo mp] British Dialect

verb (used with object)
1. to mumble; mutter.

verb (used without object)
2. to sulk; mope.
3. to grimace.

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Origin: 1580–90; imitative, apparently akin to mum; compare Dutch mompen to mumble, German mimpfeln to mumble while eating, Icelandic mumpa to take into the mouth, eat greedily

mump [muhmp, moo mp] British Dialect

verb (used with object)
1. to cheat.

verb (used without object)
2. to beg.

Origin: First recorded in 1645–55, mump is from the Dutch word mompen (obsolete)

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