adjective \ˈrəmˌdəm\
variants: less commonly



Definition of rum–dum

  1. :  reeling from drunkenness :  intoxicated

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Origin and Etymology of rum–dum

probably from 2rum + German dumm dumb (from Old High German tumb mute, stupid) — more at dumb

First Known Use: circa 1891

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a trip made at another's expense

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