or rum-dumb, rum-dumm
a stupid or ignorant person.
of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or arising from habitual drunkenness; addled by drink.
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Origin of rum-dum
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He wasn't much of a man—Ben Cameron—weak-eyed, rum-dum—poor too.The Vagrant Duke