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stumblebum

n. a tramp or bum, especially drunk and stumbling. The poor old stumblebum got to the other side of the street the best he could.
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Even though it was maybe a wee bit insensitive to talk about the stumblebums just a week after Gerry Rafferty had passed away.
Caius set the pace with an articulate tenor and whirlwind entrance to berate Falstaff's servants, Bardolph (tenor Martin Sadd) and Pistol (baritone Neil Craighead), a Mutt-and-Jeff team of stumblebums whose voices blended well.
Having been on the receiving end of their nasty, baseless suspicions I did not welcome the accusation that I was in the pay of these politically- motivated stumblebums.
Former British boys' champion Ferrie, an 18st hulk who looked like one of those paunchy stumblebums they used to feed to Frank Bruno to make his record look good, was languishing in 75th place until this life-changing win.
Their team was born only 38 years ago as a bunch of stumblebums and castoffs.
For what real amicability exists between me and the friends on whom, by calling them to witness - but not share in - my success, I can only be hoping to visit a plague of envy, which in the worst case will exact retribution for their contempt and in the best impel them to make it up to me before (returning the contempt on them) I desert the stumblebums for good in favor of the top-drawer first-rate chums I now attract?