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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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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SynonymsEdit

  • rum goo, rum start, rum 'un

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