skim|ble-skam|ble

skim|ble-skam|ble
skim|ble-skam|ble or skim|ble-scam|ble «SKIHM buhl SKAM buhl, SKIHM uhl SKAM uhl», adjective, noun. Archaic.
–adj.
rambling; confused; silly: »

Such a deal of skimble-scamble stuff, as puts me from my faith (Shakespeare).

–n.
[varied reduplication of earlier scamble to struggle in an undignified manner, scramble for; origin uncertain]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • skim|ble-scam|ble — skim|ble skam|ble or skim|ble scam|ble «SKIHM buhl SKAM buhl, SKIHM uhl SKAM uhl», adjective, noun. Archaic. –adj. rambling; confused; silly: »Such a deal of skimble scamble stuff, as puts me from my faith (Shakespeare). –n. nonsense; gabble …   Useful english dictionary

  • skim — skim; skim·mel·ton; skim·mia; skim·ming; skim·ming·ly; skim·ming·ton; skim·mi·ty; skim·ble skam·ble; skim·mer; skim·mer·ton; …   English syllables

  • ble-skam — skim·ble skam·ble; …   English syllables

  • ble — ab·di·ca·ble; abom·i·na·ble; abus·a·ble; ac·ces·si·ble; ac·com·mo·da·ble; ac·cost·a·ble; ac·cu·mu·la·ble; ac·cus·a·ble; ace·to·sol·u·ble; achie·va·ble; acid·i·fi·a·ble; ac·knowl·edge·a·ble; act·a·ble; ac·ti·va·ble; ac·tu·al·iz·a·ble; add·a·ble;… …   English syllables

  • skimble-skamble — skim·ble skam·ble …   English syllables

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