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1. An alcoholic liquor distilled from fermented molasses or sugarcane.
2. Intoxicating beverages.
[Probably short for obsolete rumbullion.]
adj. rum·mer, rum·mest Chiefly British
1. Odd; strange.
2. Presenting danger or difficulty.
(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]
adj, rummer or rummest
slang Brit strange; peculiar; odd
[C19: perhaps from Romany rom man]
(Card Games) short for rummy1
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]
adj. Chiefly Brit.
1. odd, strange, or queer: a rum fellow.
2. problematic; difficult.
[1765–75; orig. uncertain]
rum- Once known as rumbo, rumbowling, rumbustion, or rumbullion—from a Devonshire word meaning "uproar."
See also related terms for uproar.
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|Noun||1.||rum - 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
Jamaica rum - heavy pungent rum from Jamaica
swizzle - any of various tall frothy mixed drinks made usually of rum and lime juice and sugar shaken with ice
Tom and Jerry - hot rum toddy with a beaten egg
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|
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
|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"|
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rum1 [rʌm] n (drink) → rum m inv
rum2 [rʌm] adj (-mer (comp) (-mest (superl))) (Brit) (fam) → strambo/a
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