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Rum (plural Rums)
  1. (uncountable) A distilled spirit derived from fermented cane sugar and molasses.
    “The Royal Navy used to issue a rum ration to sailors.”
  2. (countable) A serving of rum.
    “Jake tossed down three rums.”
  3. (countable) A kind or brand of rum.
    “Bundaburg is one of my favourite rums.”


Rum (comparative rummer, superlative rummest)

  1. (UK, colloquial, dated) Strange, peculiar.

See also


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