cum

1
[ koo m, kuhm ]
/ kʊm, kʌm /
|

preposition

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

Nearby words

  1. culver hole,
  2. culver's root,
  3. culverin,
  4. culvert,
  5. culzean castle,
  6. cum dividend,
  7. cum grano salis,
  8. cum laude,
  9. cum new,
  10. cum.

Origin of cum

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

cum

2
[ kuhm ]
/ kʌm /

noun Slang: Vulgar.

cum.

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British Dictionary definitions for cum

cum

2
/ (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

noun

a variant spelling of come (noun) taboo

verb

a variant spelling of come (def. 16)
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cum

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