Pronunciation of Rum
/ɹ_ˈʌ_m/, /ɹˈʌm/, /ɹˈʌm/
Usage examples for rum:
- Traders established inland posts, the schooner Dolly was built, and New Year's Day of 1812 ushered in with a firing of cannon and festive allowance of rum. - "The Story of the Trapper", A. C. Laut.
- You are a rum chap, murmured Mensmore, and you put matters pretty straight, too. - "A Mysterious Disappearance", Gordon Holmes.
- " Then perhaps you'll not be offended by my saying that he seems a rum kind of bird," he said confidentially. - "The Spy in Black", J. Storer Clouston.
Idioms for rum:
- a rum do;