ump

This page is about the slang term ump.

Meaning: umpire

For example:

  • The umps have to make difficult decisions, and they usually get them right.

  • "What's the matter with you, ump? Lost your seeing-eye dog, have ya?"

Origin: short for "umpire"

Quick Quiz:

Which of these sports is officiated by umps?

a. boxing

b. soccer

c. tennis

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Contributor: Matt Errey