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Definition of skookum

skookum

adjective

  • impressive or exceptional. Chiefly from British Columbia, Canada.
    That is a skookum looking car.

    Last edited on Jun 04 2010. Submitted by Charles B. from Victoria, BC, Canada on Dec 12 1998.

  • sturdy or solidly built. Chiefly from British Columbia, Canada.
    She's a skookum woman!

    Last edited on Jun 04 2010. Submitted by Terry T. on Dec 03 2000.

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