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[ guhmp ]


, Dialect.
  1. a foolish or stupid person.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of gump1

First recorded in 1815–25; origin uncertain
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Example Sentences

Forrest Gump was about as crimson as they come, and America loved the bejesus out of him.

In the U.S., however, it was only the second-highest grossing film, behind Forrest Gump.

A builder by profession, he quickly became something of a Forrest Gump of budgetary doom.

Like Forrest Gump, South Beach Market prepares their fresh seafood in just about every way possible.

The first film in the series, Koi…Mil Gaya (2003), is essentially the story of Forrest Gump finding E.T.

There were now thousands of little ladies gathered on the Gump, and these all broke out into song at the same instant.

The candidate obeyed, in so far as she prodded her sharply in the ribs and a shrill voice whispered: “Say you do–gump!”

Come right with me, Mrs. Gump; me and mamma was so afraid maybe you wouldn't come.

Honest, you may believe me or not, Mrs. Gump, but I have to fight to keep that girl away from the kitchen and housework!

"I think it's good for a girl to be so practical," said Mrs. Gump, squeezing an arc of a lemon over her sardine.





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