(Of a person or animal) strong, brave, or impressive.
More 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.
nounarchaic Back to top
mid 19th century: from Chinook Jargon.
Definition of skookum in:
- The British & World English dictionary