(Of a person or animal) strong, brave, or impressive: that other old cow looked a little more skookum
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- I haven't done the search engine yet, but other than that it looks skookum.
- Most people who've learned English in this part of the world would understand if you said something was skookum, but those from elsewhere would be puzzled.
Mid 19th century: from Chinook Jargon.
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