- (Of a person or animal) strong, brave, or impressive: that other old cow looked a little more skookumMore example sentences
- 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.
noun• archaic Back to top
mid 19th century: from Chinook Jargon.
More definitions of skookumDefinition of skookum in:
- The US English dictionary