Simple Definition of cum
—used in hyphenated phrases to link nouns that describe a person or thing with two jobs, uses, etc.
Full Definition of cum
: along with being : and —used to form usually hyphenated phrases <a credible mining camp elder-cum-publican — G. B. Shaw> <Christian and Christian-cum-voodoo churches — David Binder>
Origin and Etymology of cum
Latin, with; akin to Latin com- — more at co-
First Known Use: circa 1869
Definition of cum
Rhymes with cum
bum, chum, come, crumb, drum, dumb, from, glum, gum, hum, lum, mum, numb, plum, plumb, rum, scrum, scum, slum, some, strum, sum, them, thrum, thumb
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