- a game of whist played carelessly or contrary to rules and conventions.
Origin of bumblepuppy
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Examples from the Web for bumblepuppy
After this incident, we always spoke of Johnnie as Bumblepuppy.
And here, paddling in the brook like an urchin, we found Bumblepuppy.
Bumblepuppy is a synonym of whist played in defiance of certain time- honoured conventions and principles.
Once married, no man--not even old man Kapus--would be justified in tearing Bumblepuppy from the fond arms of his bride.