Word:   
Rhymes   Lyrics and poems   Near rhymes   Synonyms / Related   Phrases   Example sentences   Descriptive words   [Definitions]   Homophones   Similar sound   Same consonants  

Definitions of gum:
  • noun:   any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
  • noun:   the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
  • noun:   a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
  • noun:   any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum
  • noun:   wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum
  • noun:   cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive
  • verb:   exude or form gum
    Example: "These trees gum in the Spring"
  • verb:   grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #11380)

Related words...
(New!) Usage examples...
Related quotations...
Descriptive words...

Search for gum at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

See gum used in context: 79 poetry verses, 4 Shakespeare works, 1 quotation, 124 definitions

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2018 Datamuse