rum

Primary Meanings of rum

1.
n
liquor distilled from fermented molasses
2.
n
a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
3.
adj
beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
Full Definitions of rum
1

n liquor distilled from fermented molasses

Types:
grog
rum cut with water
demerara, demerara rum
dark rum from Guyana
Jamaica rum
heavy pungent rum from Jamaica
Type of:
John Barleycorn, booze, hard drink, hard liquor, liquor, spirits, strong drink
an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
2

n a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards

Synonyms:
rummy
Types:
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gin, gin rummy, knock rummy
a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points
basket rummy, canasta, meld
a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
bolivia
a form of canasta in which sequences can be melded
samba
a form of canasta using three decks of cards and six jokers
Type of:
card game, cards
a game played with playing cards
3

adj beyond or deviating from the usual or expected

“what a rum fellow”
Synonyms:
curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rummy, singular
strange, unusual
being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird

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