bumbershoot

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bum·ber·shoot

 (bŭm′bər-sho͞ot′)
n.
An umbrella.

[Alteration of umbrella + alteration of (para)chute.]

bumbershoot

(ˈbʌmbəʃuːt)
n
old-fashioned informal US an umbrella

bum•ber•shoot

(ˈbʌm bərˌʃut)

n. Informal.
an umbrella.
[1915–20; bumber-, alter. of umbrella + -shoot, resp. of -chute in parachute]

bumbershoot

- Another word for umbrella, formed by combining an alteration of the word umbrella and an alteration of the word parachute.
See also related terms for umbrella.
Translations

bumbershoot

n (US inf) → Musspritze f (hum inf)
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