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Meaning of GLUM

Pronunciation:  glum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  reflecting gloom; "gloomy faces"
  2. [adj]  showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"

GLUM is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: dark, dejected, dour, gloomy, glowering, ill-natured, long-faced, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Glum\, n. [See {Gloom}.]
    Sullenness. [Obs.] --Skelton.
  2. \Glum\, a.
    Moody; silent; sullen.
          I frighten people by my glun face.       --Thackeray.
  3. \Glum\, v. i.
    To look sullen; to be of a sour countenance; to be glum.
    [Obs.] --Hawes.
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