[ gawm-lis ]
/ ˈgɔm lɪs /
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
/ (ˈɡɔːmlɪs) /
a variant spelling of gormless
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