Definition of rum adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//rʌm//
; NAmE NAmE//rʌm//
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[usually before noun] (old-fashioned, British English, informal) strange synonym odd, peculiar He’s a rum fellow. I don’t know what is going on—it’s a rum business. Word Originadjective late 18th cent.: of unknown origin.

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