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stumblebum

[stuhm-buh l-buhm]
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noun Informal.
  1. a clumsy, second-rate prizefighter.
  2. a clumsy, incompetent person.

Origin of stumblebum

First recorded in 1930–35; stumble + bum1
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Word Origin and History for stumblebum

n.

"alcoholic derelict," 1932, from stumble + bum (n.2).

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