Definition of rummer in English:

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rummer

Pronunciation: /ˈrʌmə/

noun

A large drinking glass.
Example sentences
  • Current stock includes a set of eight rummers, at €280 each, a delightful typically Irish perfume flask and an unusual Cork-made, double flask circa 1800.
  • In addition to bowls, rummers, water jugs and wine coolers, there are a number of rare decanters including several by the Cork Glass Company.
  • The goblet came from a local collector and the rummer from an Ashford estate and were purchased by the same private Surrey commission bidder.

Origin

Mid 17th century: of Low Dutch origin; related to Dutch roemer; the original meaning is perhaps 'Roman glass'.

Words that rhyme with rummer

bummer, comer, drummer, hummer, midsummer, mummer, plumber, strummer, summa, summer

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