Associations to the word «Rum»
RUM, noun. (uncountable) A distilled spirit derived from fermented cane sugar and molasses.
RUM, noun. (countable) A serving of rum.
RUM, noun. (countable) A kind or brand of rum.
RUM, noun. (obsolete) (slang) A queer or odd person or thing.
RUM, noun. (obsolete) (slang) A country parson.
RUM, adjective. (obsolete) Fine, excellent, valuable. [16th c.]
RUM, adjective. (British) (colloquial) (dated) Strange, peculiar. [18th c.]
RUM, noun. (rare) The card game rummy.
RUM BALL, noun. A sweet made of flour, rum, and other ingredients.
RUM BALLS, noun. Plural of rum ball
RUM BUD, noun. Grog-blossom
RUM BUDS, noun. Plural of rum bud
RUM CAKE, noun. A type of sponge cake made with rum.
RUM DEAL, noun. Alternative term for raw deal
RUM DEALS, noun. Plural of rum deal
RUM GO, noun. (slang) (idiomatic) (British) (Cockney) An odd affair; a surprising event; a confusing experience; a queer thing.
RUM RUNNER, noun. Alternative spelling of rum-runner
RUM RUNNERS, noun. Plural of rum runner
RUM, noun. Liquor distilled from fermented molasses.
RUM, noun. A card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards.
RUM, adjective. 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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