cum

1
[ koom, kuhm ]
/ kʊm, kʌm /

preposition

with; combined with; along with (usually used in combination): My garage-cum-workshop is well equipped.

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Origin of cum

1
1580–90; <Latin: with, together with (preposition)

Definition for cum (2 of 3)

cum2
[ kuhm ]
/ kʌm /

noun Slang: Vulgar.

Definition for cum (3 of 3)

cum.

cumulative.
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British Dictionary definitions for cum (1 of 2)

cum2
/ (kʌm) /

preposition

used between two nouns to designate an object of a combined naturea kitchen-cum-dining room

Word Origin for cum

Latin: with, together with, along with

British Dictionary definitions for cum (2 of 2)

cum2
/ (kʌm) taboo, slang /

noun

a variant spelling of come (noun) taboo

verb

a variant spelling of come (def. 16)
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