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Mugwump
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With Boris Johnson using the word MUGWUMP to insult Jeremy Corbyn this morning I had to look it up in Chambers. Very interesting.
mugwump /mugˈwump/ (N American)
noun
A Native American chief
A person of great importance, or one who thinks himself or herself to be so
Someone who keeps politically aloof
ORIGIN: Algonquian mugquomp a great chief


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