rum go

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

UK dialectal (chiefly Cockney); rum (strange, peculiar) + go (incident, occurrence).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Idiomatically, the stress is on the first word when pronouncing this phrase.

Noun[edit]

rum go (plural rum gos)

  1. (slang, idiomatic, Britain, Cockney) An odd affair; a surprising event; something confusing.
    Life's a rum go.

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Synonyms[edit]

  • rum goo, rum start, rum 'un

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