mum definition

  • adjective:
    • perhaps not verbalizing; hushed.
    • quiet.
    • key.
    • Silent; maybe not speaking.
    • neglecting to talk or communicate etc whenever likely to
  • interjection:
    • applied as a command to cease speaking.
    • end speaking!
    • Be quiet! Hush!
  • idiom:
    • mumis the word Say nothing of the secret you understand: Mum's the word from the surprise party.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To act or play in a pantomime.
    • going merrymaking in a mask or disguise specially during a festival.
  • noun:
    • Chiefly British mom.
    • A chrysanthemum.
    • A strong beer initially made in Brunswick, Germany.
    • Mother.
    • A term of value for a mature girl.
    • A chrysanthemum.
    • A sort of powerful alcohol, originally produced in Brunswick, Germany.
    • Silence.
    • sort of strong beer, originally manufactured in Brunswick, Germany.
    • a powerful ale well-known into the seventeenth century plus in usage down to a later time.
    • A dialectal variation of ma'am for madam.
    • privacy
    • of China
    • casual terms for a mother
  • verb:
    • to behave in a pantomime or dumb show
  • others:
    • Silent.
    • To be hushed; keep silence.
    • To mask; sport or make diversion in a mask: because, going a mumming.

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