brume

noun
\ ˈbrüm How to pronounce brume (audio) \

Definition of brume

: mist, fog

Keep scrolling for more

Other Words from brume

brumous \ ˈbrü-​məs How to pronounce brumous (audio) \ adjective

Synonyms for brume

Synonyms

fog, gauze, haze, mist, murk, reek, smog, soup

Visit the Thesaurus for More 

Examples of brume in a Sentence

cloaked in the early-morning brume, the village did indeed look like some long-lost Brigadoon

First Known Use of brume

1694, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brume

French, mist, winter, from Old Occitan bruma, from Latin, winter solstice, winter; akin to Latin brevis short — more at brief

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about brume

Dictionary Entries near brume

Brumalia

brumation

brumby

brume

brummagem

Brummell

brummy

Statistics for brume

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for brume

The first known use of brume was in 1694

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on brume

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with brume

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for brume

Comments on brume

What made you want to look up brume? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

recurring in steady succession

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!