HyperDic: mum

English > 4 senses of the word mum:
ADJECTIVEallmum, silentfailing to speak or communicate etc when expected to
NOUNplantmum, florist's chrysanthemum, florists' chrysanthemum, Dendranthema grandifloruom, Chrysanthemum morifoliumof China
person mum, ma, mama, mamma, mom, momma, mommy, mammy, mummyinformal terms for a mother
attributemumsecrecy
mum > pronunciation
Soundsmah'm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > mum: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningfailing to speak or communicate etc when expected to.
Synonymsilent
Broaderuncommunicative, incommunicativenot inclined to talk / talk / talk or give information or express opinions
Spanishcallado, silencioso
Nounsmumsecrecy
English > mum: 4 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningOf China.
Synonymsflorist's chrysanthemum, florists' chrysanthemum, Dendranthema grandifloruom, Chrysanthemum morifolium
BroaderchrysanthemumAny of numerous perennial Old World herbs having showy brightly colored flower heads of the genera Chrysanthemum, Argyranthemum, Dendranthema, Tanacetum
English > mum: 4 senses > noun 2, person
Meaninginformal terms for a mother.
Synonymsma, mama, mamma, mom, momma, mommy, mammy, mummy
Broadermother, female parentA woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
Spanishmadre, mamá, mama, mami, ma
Catalanmamà, mama, mami, ma, mare
English > mum: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningsecrecy.
Example"mum's the word"
Broadersecrecy, secretiveness, silenceThe trait of keeping things secret
Spanishchitón
Adjectivesmumfailing to speak or communicate etc when expected to

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