Origin of plum
OTHER WORDS FROM plumplumlike, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH plumplum , plumb
Other definitions for plum (2 of 2)
How to use plum in a sentence
Plummer, however, said Huawei was still interested in U.S. markets.
Christopher Plummer, the octogenarian star of stage and screen, is showing no signs of slowing down.Christopher Plummer on Muhammad Ali and Getting a Police Horse Drunk|Marlow Stern|October 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Plummer found the film so saccharine that he even developed a nickname for it: “The Sound of Mucus.”
Even though the film is regarded as a classic, Plummer has made it known over the years that he hates the film.
Many, says Plummer, actually pay it at higher rates than Romney.Who Are the 47 Percent? 7 Facts about the Americans Mitt Romney Attacked|Kevin Fallon|September 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But I was convinced that you were at no great distance, and decided to try the signal which Plummer and I had used before.The Young Ranchers|Edward S. Ellis
There were various other samples of his handicraft besides Dolls in Caleb Plummer's room.The Cricket on the Hearth|Charles Dickens
After that, in spite of himself, he would be glancing uneasily at the Plummer place across the road.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson
It was Plummer who had knocked, and he came in at Mr. Neal's call.
I already had it from Plummer that Laker had not been recognised there.
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