- large; powerful; impressive.
- excellent; first-rate.
Origin of skookum
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Historical Examples of skookum
All skookum, Phil, answered Jack, as he locked and bolted the door.An Oregon Girl
Alfred Ernest Rice
In the 'Skookum Chuck' we have a remedy for all our ailments.
We will go to the Skookum Chuck only to find that its waters have disappeared.'
In the morning the feet were washed with Skookum chuck soap.
Skookum was a plucky fighter, but plainly he was nearly sick of it.Rolf In The Woods
Ernest Thompson Seton
- Canadian strong or brave