Pronounced: SLUB-er, verb

Notes: This looks too much like “slobber” for me to work out the meaning

Yesterday’s word

The word mumpish means “sullen; silent; depressed”

First usage

Our word came into English in the early 1700s

Background / Comments

This sounds like a great word to work into conversations. It doesn’t have anything to do with the sickness called “mumps”. Our word comes from mump (grimace). It is thought that it is an imitative origin.

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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