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cum 1

Pronunciation: /kʌm/

preposition

[usually in combination]
Combined with; also used as (used to describe things with a dual nature or function): a study-cum-bedroom
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  • Initially, he worked as a shepherd, but these days the 64-year-old earns his keep as a school handyman cum lollipop man.
  • This is a smart move, because otherwise the whole thing would be so creaky and old-fashioned that only the most determined Christie fan cum couch potato would watch it.
  • The same applies to his long-running Korean-war vet cum knight errant.

Origin

Late 19th century: Latin.

Words that rhyme with cum

become, benumb, Brum, bum, chum, crumb, drum, glum, gum, ho-hum, hum, Kara Kum, lum, mum, numb, plum, plumb, Rhum, rhumb, rum, scrum, scum, slum, some, strum, stum, succumb, sum, swum, thrum, thumb, tum, yum-yum

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cum 2

Pronunciation: /kʌm/

noun & verb

informal

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