[ suhmp-suh-muh s ]
/ ˈsʌmp sə məs /
noun, plural sump·si·mus·es for 2.
Origin of sumpsimus
First recorded in 1540–50; see origin at mumpsimus
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Examples from the Web for sumpsimus
We are not going to change our old 'mumpsimus' for anybody's new 'sumpsimus.'Res Judicat|Augustine Birrell
Sumpsimus, sump′si-mus, n. a correct expression displacing an incorrect but common one (see Mumpsimus).