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cromulent

[ krom-yuh-luhnt ]
/ ˈkrɒm yə lənt /
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Definition of cromulent

adjective Often Facetious.
acceptable or legitimate: People disagree on using the singular “they,” but it's perfectly cromulent as far as I'm concerned.
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Origin of cromulent

First recorded in 1996 in an episode of the TV show The Simpsons; a facetious formation ending with the Latin adjective suffix -ulent
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