Origin of plum
OTHER WORDS FROM plumplumlike, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH plumplum , plumb
Words nearby plum
Other definitions for plum (2 of 2)
How to use plum in a sentence
Meny suggests the compact, dense variety named Rubicon, which has the bonus of turning an attractive plum-purple in cold winters.Winter wonders: Conifers revive the sleeping garden. But remember, less is more.|Adrian Higgins|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
In 1939, an “early New England Thanksgiving menu” included oyster soup, venison, cornbread and plum pudding with brandy sauce.
North America’s various beach plums bear purple-blue, cherry-sized fruits that make for a beloved New England jelly.How passion, luck and sweat saved some of North America’s rarest plants|Susan Milius|November 5, 2020|Science News
The Sense also supports Fitbit Pay, which connects to your credit and debit cards and supports contactless payments—a plum feature to have during a pandemic for those on the go.
This unique style suits coach Bill Laimbeer — whose teams have often ranked near the bottom of the league in 3-point shooting — and a roster missing Plum’s pick-and-roll wizardry and Cambage’s dominant interior scoring.
It was popularized as a holiday dessert in 16th-century England and also is known as Christmas pudding or plum pudding.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At least those parents whose kids landed the plum roles will be.
Central won thirty-three consecutive games, and Suffridge became a plum for the college recruiters.Football Great Bob Suffridge Wanders Through the End Zone of Life|Paul Hemphill|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now Yesh Atid will demand and receive additional plum ministries.
After realizing how difficult this plum post would be, “Biden” writes that he “wised up and settled on my current fallback plan.”Speed Read: 11 Best Bits from Joe Biden Satire ‘The President of Vice’|Caroline Linton|January 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Spain is at war with North America, and now offers us this sugar-plum to draw us to her side to defend her against invasion.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The system would be perfect for the mellowing of port or madeira, but when it is applied to plum and apple jam or, when 18 pr.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
If the cake rises well in the oven, it is commonly said that it is "nice and plum;" and vice vers, that it is heavy.
Cheese is now eaten with apple puddings and pies; but is there any nook in England where they still grate it over plum pudding?
Kano pensively lifted a plum upon the point of a toothpick and began nibbling at its wrinkled skin.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
British Dictionary definitions for plum (1 of 2)
- a dark reddish-purple colour
- (as adjective)a plum carpet
- something of a superior or desirable kind, such as a financial bonus
- (as modifier)a plum job