Definition of rum
- the demon rum
a fiery sermon on the evils of demon rum
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First Known Use: 1654See Words from the same year
They're a pretty rum lot.
she wears staid business suits, but prefers some quite rum knickers underneath
First Known Use: 1752See Words from the same year
: an alcoholic drink that is made from sugar
: strange or odd
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