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stumer

[ stoo-mer, styoo- ]
/ ˈstu mər, ˈstyu- /
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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
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British Dictionary definitions for stumer

stumer
/ (ˈstjuːmə) /

noun

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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