[ stoo-mer, styoo- ]
/ ˈstu mər, ˈstyu- /
noun British Slang.
something bogus or fraudulent.
a counterfeit coin or bill.
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Origin of stumer
First recorded in 1885–90; origin uncertain
Words nearby stumer
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British Dictionary definitions for stumer
/ (ˈstjuːmə) /
slang a forgery or cheat
Irish dialect a poor bargain
Scot a stupid person
come a stumer Australian slang to crash financially
Word Origin for stumer
of unknown origin
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