adjective Northwest U.S., Canada.
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Origin of skookum
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Example sentences from the Web for skookum
And I knew, also, that that stood for skookum mamook pukapuk—excuse Chinook, I mean there was a big fight coming.The Faith of Men|Jack London
This broad trail with many large tracks not far apart was made by one of Skookum's friends, a knight of many spears.
Skookum was a plucky fighter, but plainly he was nearly sick of it.
The same blizzard was raging on the next day when Skookum gave unequivocal sign talk that he smelled something.
The fox sat on his haunches, grinning apparently, until Skookum dashed through the snow within twenty yards.