tummler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Circa 1930, Yiddish.[script needed]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tummler (plural tummlers)

  1. An employee - usually male - of a Catskill Mountains resort charged with the duty of entertaining guests throughout the day by providing any number of services, from comedian to master of ceremonies.
  2. A lively, mischievous man.