- a strange or objectionable person; lout.
Origin of wampus1
perhaps extracted from catawampus
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Historical Examples of wampus
He snuggled the wanderer against his wampus and crawled into the wagon with him, eager to apply first aid to the case.Strange Stories of the Great Valley
Abbie Johnston Grosvenor