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Adjective: rum (rummer,rummest)  rúm
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    "what a rum fellow";
    - curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rummy [Brit, archaic, informal], singular
Noun: rum  rúm
  1. Liquor distilled from fermented molasses
  2. A card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
    - rummy

Sounds like: rude, roodd, rum

Derived forms: rummer, rums, rummest

See also: oddball, strange, unusual

Type of: card game, cards, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn [informal], liquor, spirit [Brit], spirits [Brit], strong drink

Part of: daiquiri, hot toddy, planter's punch, rum cocktail, swizzle, toddy, Tom and Jerry, zombi, zombie

Encyclopedia: Rum, Sodomy & the Lash