Definition of Rumness

1. Noun. (UK colloquial dated) Oddness, strangeness. ¹

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Definition of Rumness

1. the state of being odd [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rumness

rummagers
rummages
rummaging
rummer
rummers
rummest
rummier
rummies
rummiest
rummily
rummish
rummy
rummy-nose tetra
rummy nose
rummy noses
rumness (current term)
rumnesses
rumor
rumor-monger
rumor campaign
rumor has it
rumor mill
rumor monger
rumored
rumoredly
rumorer
rumoring
rumormonger
rumormongered
rumormongering

Literary usage of Rumness

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1. Alice-for-short: A Dichronism by William Frend De Morgan (1907)
"It was such a rum start its happening at all, that the coincidence didn't add to its rumness. "Just as like as not to happen to both at once, / should say," ..."

2. Alice-for-short: A Dichronism by William Frend De Morgan (1907)
"He implied that once such high-class rumness was afoot, we might expect consistency in the start it was connected with; it would work out alike all through. ..."

3. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens (1908)
"Which is rumness; ain't it? " " He wouldn't have come here of his own accord," returns poor Pleasant, with an effort at a little pride. " No," retorts Bob. ..."

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