cultus coolee

[ kuhl-tuhs koo-lee ]

nounChiefly Western Canada.
  1. a purposeless or recreational stroll or ride.

Origin of cultus coolee

From Chinook Jargon, dating back to 1890–95; see origin at cultus2, coulee

Words Nearby cultus coolee Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use cultus coolee in a sentence

  • "I'm taking a 'cultus coolee,'" replied he, using the Indian phrase in use among the miners for a walk which has no object.

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