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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
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