Definition of Bumbershoot

1. Noun. (dated humorous) An umbrella. ¹



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Definition of Bumbershoot

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bumbershoot

bum steers
bumalo
bumaloti
bumalotis
bumbag
bumbags
bumbailiff
bumbailiffs
bumbard
bumbards
bumbast
bumbaze
bumbazed
bumbazes
bumbazing
bumbershoot (current term)
bumbershoots
bumble
bumble-bee
bumble-bees
bumblebee
bumblebees
bumbleberry pie
bumbleberry pies
bumbled
bumbledom
bumbledoms
bumbler
bumblers
bumbles

Literary usage of Bumbershoot

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1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1915)
"INTO fl REAL LIVE bumbershoot- (Editorial section continued on alternate pages) WHICH T MIGHT AS WEIL ..."

2. The Bookman (1899)
"... cannot see that there is slang and slang, and he will, for example, think it jocular to speak of money as "scads" and of an umbrella as a "bumbershoot. ..."

3. What is Good English? and Other Essays by Harry Thurston Peck (1899)
"... and he will, for example, think it jocular to speak of money as " scads" and of an umbrella as a " bumbershoot." There are many words that in themselves ..."

4. Baker's Darkey Plays: A Collection of Short, Humorous Plays in Black Face by Frank E. Hiland, George H. Coes, E. Bowers, Walter H. Baker & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (1903)
"Can it be — yes — yes — it must be — Oh! hang the bumbershoot! [Flings umbrella away, clasps Mrs. Dobbs wildly.,] It is — Matilda! Mrs. Dobbs [tenderly]. ..."

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