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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.
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(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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
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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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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.
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رومروم: شَراب كُحولي
A. N (= drink) → ron m
B. CPD rum toddy N ron con agua caliente y azúcar
rum2 [rʌm] ADJ (Brit) → raro
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rum1 [rʌm] n (drink) → rum m inv
rum2 [rʌm] adj (-mer (comp) (-mest (superl))) (Brit) (fam) → strambo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a type of alcoholic drink, a spirit made from sugar cane. a bottle of rum. rum روم: شَراب كُحولي ром rum rum der Rum rom ρούμιron rumm نوشیدنی rommi rhumרום शराब rum rum rum, (minuman keras) romm rum ラム酒 럼주 romas rums rum rumromrum د څښاک rum rom ром rum rum rum rom เหล้ารัม rom 萊姆酒 ром ایک قسم کی شراب rượu rom 朗姆酒糖酒
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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
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rumn ron m
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