Definitions of rum
  1. noun
    liquor distilled from fermented molasses
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    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. noun
    a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
    synonyms: rummy
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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
    a form of canasta in which sequences can be melded
    a form of canasta using three decks of cards and six jokers
    type of:
    card game, cards
    a game played with playing cards
  3. adjective
    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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