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rum 1

 (rŭm)
n.
1. An alcoholic liquor distilled from fermented molasses or sugarcane.
2. Intoxicating beverages.

[Probably short for obsolete rumbullion.]

rum 2

 (rŭm)
adj. rum·mer, rum·mest Chiefly British
1. Odd; strange.
2. Presenting danger or difficulty.

[Origin unknown.]

rum

(rʌm)
n
(Brewing) spirit made from sugar cane, either coloured brownish-red by the addition of caramel or by maturation in oak containers, or left white
[C17: perhaps shortened from C16 rumbullion, of uncertain origin]

rum

(rʌm)
adj, rummer or rummest
slang Brit strange; peculiar; odd
[C19: perhaps from Romany rom man]
ˈrumly adv
ˈrumness n

rum

(rʌm)
n
(Card Games) short for rummy1

rum1

(rʌm)

n.
1. an alcoholic liquor or spirit distilled from molasses or some other fermented sugarcane product.
2. any intoxicating liquor.
[1645–55; perhaps short for obsolete rumbullion, rumbustion]

rum2

(rʌm)

adj. Chiefly Brit.
1. odd, strange, or queer: a rum fellow.
2. problematic; difficult.
[1765–75; orig. uncertain]

rum3

(rʌm)

n.

Rum.

1. Rumania.
2. Rumanian.

rum

- Once known as rumbo, rumbowling, rumbustion, or rumbullion—from a Devonshire word meaning "uproar."
See also related terms for uproar.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rum - liquor distilled from fermented molassesrum - liquor distilled from fermented molasses
booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, liquor, spirits, strong drink - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
grog - rum cut with water
demerara rum, demerara - dark rum from Guyana
Jamaica rum - heavy pungent rum from Jamaica
daiquiri, rum cocktail - a cocktail made with rum and lime or lemon juice
swizzle - any of various tall frothy mixed drinks made usually of rum and lime juice and sugar shaken with ice
hot toddy, toddy - a mixed drink made of liquor and water with sugar and spices and served hot
Tom and Jerry - hot rum toddy with a beaten egg
zombi, zombie - several kinds of rum with fruit juice and usually apricot liqueur
planter's punch - a cocktail made of rum and lime or lemon juice with sugar and sometimes bitters
2.rum - a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
gin rummy, knock rummy, gin - a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points
basket rummy, canasta, meld - a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
Adj.1.rum - beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior"
strange, unusual - being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird; "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has"

rum

adjective (Brit. slang) strange, odd, suspect, funny, unusual, curious, weird, suspicious, peculiar, dodgy (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. informal), queer, singular It was a rum sort of joke.

rum

adjective
British Slang. Deviating from the customary:
Slang: kooky, screwball.
British Slang: rummy.
Translations
رومروم: شَراب كُحولي
rum
rom
rommi
rum
rum
romm
ラム
럼주
romas
rum
rum
rom
เหล้ารัม
rượu rum

rum

1 [rʌm]
A. N (= drink) → ron m
B. CPD rum toddy N ron con agua caliente y azúcar

rum

2 [rʌm] ADJ (Brit) → raro

rum

[ˈrʌm]
nrhum m
adj (British) (old-fashioned)bizarre

rum

1
nRum m; rum toddyGrog m

rum

2
adj (dated Brit inf) → komisch (inf); person alsokauzig; they’re a rum lotdas sind mir (so) die Rechten (inf)

rum

1 [rʌm] n (drink) → rum m inv

rum

2 [rʌm] adj (-mer (comp) (-mest (superl))) (Brit) (fam) → strambo/a

rum

(ram) noun
a type of alcoholic drink, a spirit made from sugar cane. a bottle of rum.

rum

روم rum rom Rum ρούμι ron rommi rhum rum rum ラム 럼주 rum rom rum rum ром rom เหล้ารัม rom rượu rum 朗姆酒

rum

n ron m
References in classic literature ?
But the room seemed a palace to the brats of the corps de ballet, who were lodged in common dressing-rooms where they spent their time singing, quarreling, smacking the dressers and hair-dressers and buying one another glasses of cassis, beer, or even rhum, until the call-boy's bell rang.
Martin Hughes-Games for one will be going much further afield, all the way to Rhum where he has just filmed a segment detailing the nocturnal goings on of the red deer rut, something which has never been seen before.
In the meantime, Britain has announced its readiness to pay Iran's share of revenues in the North Sea gas field of Rhum that it owns with Iran after sanctions are lifted, said Amir-Hossein Zamani, the ministry's deputy for international affairs and commerce.
And when it's hot out, my go-to cocktail is a clarified lime and rhum agricole Daiquiri that we make at Cafe ArtScience.
The most recent MOD70 Musandam-Oman Sail achievement was Sidney Gavignet's epic 4,446-nautical mile single-handed Route du Rhum race across the Atlantic.
Sir Robin has entered his Open 60 yacht Grey Power in the Route du Rhum, which started in the French port of St Malo
The flagship boat of the sultanate, Musandam-Oman Sail, supported by the Ministry of Tourism and skippered by well-known French offshore sailor, Sidney Gavignet, will line up against ten other giant multihulls in the Ultime Class on the start line of the Route du Rhum on November 2.
UNIVERSALLY, rum has been made with the spirit produced from molasses, but rhum agricole, which is held in reverence in the Indian Ocean and Caribbean islands, is the result of the distillation of fermented fresh sugarcane juice.
1 White Corn Whiskey , Vodka of the Year: Ascendant Spirits American Star Vodka , Gin of the Year: Bulldog , Rum/Rhum of the Year: Rhum Clement Cuvee Homere , Tequila of the Year: Tequila Tapatio Blanco , Mezcal of the Year: Del Maguey Vino De Mezcal Tepextate , Liqueur of the Year: Pur Spirits Blood Orange , Brandy of the Year: Remy Martin Louis XIII Rare Cask 42,6, Aperitif/Digestif of the Year: The Range of broVo Amaro Bottlings
He pulled himself up in the final 100 yards and was reduced to a canter leaving 10-1 shot Rhum to pick up an unlikely win.
The government has taken the necessary steps to allow BP to restart production on the Rhum gas field in the North Sea.
The Iranian Oil Company has been allowed to resume production in the huge Rhum North Sea gas field after the British government removed a ban on it.