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gaumless

[ gawm-lis ]
/ ˈgɔm lɪs /
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adjective Chiefly British Informal.
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Origin of gaumless

1740–50; dial. (Scots, N England) gaum heed, attention (Middle English gome<Old Norse gaumr; akin to Gothic gaumjan to observe) + -less

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British Dictionary definitions for gaumless

gaumless
/ (ˈɡɔːmlɪs) /

adjective
a variant spelling of gormless
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