Definition of Rum in English :

Define Rum in English

Rum meaning in English

Meaning of Rum in English

Pronunciation of Rum in English

Rum pronunciation in English

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1. rum

liquor distilled from fermented molasses

2. rum, rummy

a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards


3. curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular

beyond or deviating from the usual or expected

Example Sentences:
'a curious hybrid accent'
'her speech has a funny twang'
'they have some funny ideas about war'
'had an odd name'
'the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves'
'something definitely queer about this town'
'what a rum fellow'
'singular behavior'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of rum
spirit made from sugar cane, either coloured brownish-red by the addition of caramel or by maturation in oak containers, or left white
adjectiveWord forms: rummer or rummest
British slang
strange; peculiar; odd
short for rummy1

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see synonyms of rum
an alcoholic liquor distilled from fermented sugar cane, molasses, etc.
2.  US
alcoholic liquor in general
adjective British, Informal
odd; strange; queer
bad, poor, etc.
a rum joke

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of rum
1. An alcoholic liquor distilled from fermented molasses or sugarcane.
2. Intoxicating beverages.
adj. rum·mer, rum·mest
Chiefly British
1. Odd; strange.
2. Presenting danger or difficulty.

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