AskDefine | Define cum

Dictionary Definition

cum n : the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract [syn: semen, seed, seminal fluid, ejaculate]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • , /kʌm/, /kVm/
    Rhymes with: -ʌm

Homophones

Etymology 1

From cum.

Preposition

  1. Used in constructions such as: an X-cum-Y to describe something that has two functions, or has been converted from one function to another.
    • a bus-cum-greenhouse—a (probably old) bus that has been converted to a greenhouse
    • 1985, George Bernard Shaw, Collected Letters: 1926-1950, University of California/Viking, page 31,
      He is too good an actor to need that sort of tomfoolery: the effect will be far better if he is a credible mining camp elder-cum-publican.
      Note: 1985 is the publication date, but the text was written between 1926 and 1950
  2. Used in English place names to describe combined parishes that function as a single unit.
    • Chorlton-cum-Hardy

Etymology 2

Variant of come.

Noun

  1. Male semen.
  2. Female ejaculatory discharge.
Derived terms
Translations
male semen
  • Catalan: llet
  • Finnish: sperma
  • German: Sperma
  • Greek: χύσι, χύσιμο
  • Italian: sborra
  • Norwegian: sperm, sæd
  • Polish: sperma, nasienie
  • Portuguese: esperma, gozo, porra
  • Romanian: sloboz
  • Spanish: leche
female ejaculatory discharge
  • Portuguese: gozo
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Verb

  1. To have an orgasm; to ejaculate or to feel the sensation of an orgasm.
Translations
to have an orgasm; to ejaculate
  • Armenian: թափել
  • Catalan: escórrer(se)
  • Dutch: klaarkomen, komen
  • Finnish: saada orgasmi, tulla
  • French: venir, juter, éjaculer, jouir
  • German: abspritzen, kommen
  • Greek: χύνω
  • Italian: venire, eiaculare, sborrare
  • Japanese: いく
  • Latin: eiaculare
  • Polish: wytryskiwać
  • Portuguese: ejacular, gozar, esporrar
  • Romanian: slobozi
  • Russian: кончать, доходить
  • Spanish: venir, eyacular, correrse

Irish

Etymology

From cummaid

Pronunciation

  • lang=ga|[kuːmˠ]
  • lang=ga|[kʊmˠ]

Verb

  1. to form, shape
  2. to compose
  3. to devise
  4. to invent
  5. to limit, ration

Conjugation

Mutation

Latin

Preposition

  1. with
    magna cum laude — “with great praise”
    summa cum laude — “with greatest praise”

Usage notes

As a preposition, Latin cum governs the ablative case.

Suffix

  1. In the context of "after personal pronouns": with
    mecum — “with me”
    tecum — “with you (singular)”

Derived terms

Conjunction

  1. when
  2. because
  3. although

Usage notes

As a conjunction, certain authors spell cum as quum.

Rohingya

Etymology

Noun

  1. kiss

Romanian

Etymology

quomodo.

Pronunciation

Adverb

  1. how
    Cum ţi-ar plăcea cafeaua?
    How would you like your coffee?
    Nu ştiu cum spun "how" în româneşte
    I don't know how to say "how" in Romanian.

Extensive Definition

Come may refer to:
Cum may refer to:
cum in German: Cum
cum in Esperanto: CUM
cum in French: CUM
cum in Simple English: Cum
cum in Italian: CUM
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