Definition of skookum in English:
(Of a person or animal) strong, brave, or impressive.
- 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.
nounarchaic Back to top
mid 19th century: from Chinook Jargon.
Definition of skookum in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan