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rum

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noun \ˈrəm\

Simple Definition of rum

  • : an alcoholic drink that is made from sugar

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rum

  1. 1 :  an alcoholic beverage distilled from a fermented cane product (as molasses)

  2. 2 :  alcoholic liquor <the demon rum>

Examples of rum in a sentence

  1. <a fiery sermon on the evils of demon rum>



Origin and Etymology of rum

probably short for obsolete rumbullion rum


First Known Use: 1654


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rum

adjective

Simple Definition of rum

  • : strange or odd

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rum

rummer

rummest

  1. 1 chiefly British :  queer, odd <writing is a rum trade — Angela Thirkell>

  2. 2 chiefly British :  difficult, dangerous

Examples of rum in a sentence

  1. They're a pretty rum lot.

  2. <she wears staid business suits, but prefers some quite rum knickers underneath>



Origin and Etymology of rum

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1752

Rhymes with rum


RUM Defined for Kids

rum

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noun \ˈrəm\

Definition of rum for Students

  1. :  an alcoholic liquor made from sugarcane or molasses





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