Tummler meaning

to͝omlər
One, such as a social director or entertainer, who encourages guest or audience participation.
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One who incites others to action.
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An entertainer or social director whose function is to stimulate participation by the guests, as at a resort on the borscht circuit.
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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.
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A lively, mischievous man.
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Origin of tummler

  • Yiddish tumler from tumlen to make a racket

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Circa 1930, Yiddish.[script?]

    From Wiktionary