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Origin of mugwump
OTHER WORDS FROM mugwumpmug·wump·er·y, mugwumpism, nounmug·wump·i·an, adjectivemugwumpish, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for mugwump
“Blizzard” and “mugwump” were new but a short time ago: the latter is dying from disuse, the former has come to stay.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Was retribution following thus fast because of that subterfuge of Mugwump?Emmy Lou|George Madden Martin
This cynic, this philosopher, this mugwump says Sir Walter was a genuine man.An American Hobo in Europe|Ben Goodkind
He scoffed at the idea of becoming a Mugwump, but declared himself ready to renounce his Republicanism and become a Democrat.Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions|Slason Thompson
One politician said, frankly, "Women are natural mugwumps, and I hate a mugwump."