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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bumptious.
 
Arrogant, full of mighty airs and graces; apt to take offence at presumed slights. A corruption of presumptuous, first into “sumptious,” then to bumptious.   1
 


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