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mum



Pronunciation: (mum), [key]
adj.
silent; not saying a word: to keep mum.

interj.
1. say nothing! be silent!
2. mum's the word, do not reveal what you know (about something); keep silent: Mum's the word, or the surprise party won't be a surprise.

mum



Pronunciation: (mum), [key]
v.i., mummed, mum•ming.
1. to say “mum”; call for silence.
2. to act as a mummer. Also,mumm.

mum



Pronunciation: (mum), [key]
n.
chrysanthemum.

mum



Pronunciation: (mum), [key]
n. Chiefly Brit.
mother.

mum



Pronunciation: (mum), [key]
n.
a strong beer or ale, first made in Brunswick, Germany.

mum



Pronunciation: (mum), [key]
n. Chiefly Brit.
madam.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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