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An umbrella.

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


old-fashioned informal US an umbrella


(ˈbʌm bərˌʃut)

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


- 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.


n (US inf) → Musspritze f (hum inf)
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He has won the Sinclair Poetry Prize, the Robinson Jeffers Prize for Poetry, the Bumbershoot Award, and numerous other competitions.
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