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cum

conjunction \ ˈku̇m , ˈkəm \

Definition of cum

: along with being : and used to form usually hyphenated phrases
  • … he is a credible mining camp elder-cum-publican.
  • —George Bernard 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

in the meaning defined above


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cum

abbreviation

Definition of cum

cumulative

3

cum

noun

often vulgar, less common spelling of 2j , 2come

1 often vulgar : semen
2 often vulgar : orgasm

CUM Defined for English Language Learners

cum

Definition of cum for English Language Learners

  • —used in hyphenated phrases to link nouns that describe a person or thing with two jobs, uses, etc.


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