[ gawrm ]

verb (used with object)Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. a variant of gaum.

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How to use gorm in a sentence

  • His Grace sent Castalia a beautiful wedding present: a cairn-gorm, set in solid silver.

    A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3) | Frances Eleanor Trollope
  • A famous story of barbarian life is that of gorm, which well deserves to be told.

  • gorm was absent at the time, and Thyra scarcely knew how the news could be told him without incurring the sworn penalty of death.

  • I felt that they were growing uneasy, though that gorm found us friendly kept them from showing it.

    A Sea Queen's Sailing | Charles Whistler
  • The folk ashore had made fast the ship by this time, and were idly waiting while gorm spoke to us.

    A Sea Queen's Sailing | Charles Whistler

British Dictionary definitions for gorm


/ (ˈɡɔːm) /

  1. Northern English dialect a foolish person

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