Mugwump IP: 22.214.171.124 Posted on April 27, 2017 at 12:48:57 PM by Derek Harrison
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)
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