Definitions of mum

  1.   secrecy; " mum's the word"
  2.   Silent: int. hush ! be silent. Mum budget, an expression denoting secrecy, as well as silence. Mum- chance, a game of hazard with cards; a fool.
  3.   Be silent!.
  4.   Silent.
  5.   A kind of strong ale.
  6.   a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
  7.   Be silent! Hush!
  8.   Silence.
  9.   Saying nothing; silent.
  10.   Ale or beer brewed from wheaten malt.
  11.   Silent; not speaking: int. be silent or secret.
  12.   failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to; " the witness remained silent"
  13.   A sort of strong beer, originally made in Brunswick, Germany.
  14.   A species of ale brewed from wheaten malt, so called from the name of the brewer, Mumme.
  15.   of China
  16.   Silent; not speaking.
  17.   A sort of beer made in Germany.
  18.   To wear a mask for sport.

Quotes of mum

  1. My mum has never wanted me to have children. She thinks I would be destroying my life, even now. – Tracey Emin
  2. I watched Italia '90 with my Mum and Dad and my brother, you know, leaping around the house when the penalties were on... It would be great to be part of that, to have that kind of impact. – Steven Gerrard
  3. I do a lot of work with the Dyslexia Institute because, for people with dyslexia who do not have parental support, it is a huge disadvantage. I was fortunate because my Mum was a teacher and she taught me to work hard. – Susan Hampshire
  4. My Mum brought me up to believe that if you look after the pennies then the pounds look after themselves, and I could never do it. – Damien Hirst
  5. My mum loves cats so I took her to see the lion cubs which at about a year old are actually quite big. She wasn't scared at all and went straight over and kissed one on the mouth! She thought they were just like her pets at home. – Amanda Holden
  6. My mum actually gave up work to look after my child, which is so touching. – Jamelia
  7. On the one hand, I've had such a normal upbringing with my mum who has kept me grounded, but on the other, the wild experiences through my dad. – Julian Lennon
  8. If I could uninvent anything, I would uninvent Hitler's mum guns and broccoli. – Dominic Monaghan
  9. I think my mum has the foulest mouth of anyone I've ever met. – Kelly Osbourne
  10. I was brought up with psychics and tarot cards. My mum was always told I was going to be in a boy band and be famous as a singer. – Lee Ryan
  11. And my parents' separation was tricky. But my mum had always been really honest with me, and treated me like an adult even when I was really young, so I knew they hadn't been getting on. – Lisa Snowdon
  12. To be happy, to make other people happy, to get into movie production more and probably to give some other people the chances that I had, to carry on enjoying being a mum and never to stop having flowers bought for me. I've still got a long way to go. – Sharon Stone

Usage examples for mum

  1. The moment she was kissed- mum as a cloister. ” – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. Yes, you, mum you, I means. ” – Men, Women and Guns by H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile
  3. “ I- I- do beg your pardon, mum – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  4. “ I led the men, and I tell you, Mum it was a cold- blooded way of meeting one's death, worse than in the fiercest battle fighting shoulder to shoulder! ” – His Big Opportunity by Amy Le Feuvre
  5. “ " Yes, mum came a voice. ” – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  6. The next 15 minutes was a medley of questions, of explanations, of promises to keep mum and of expressions of heartfelt thanks from the young couple. ” – The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories by Charles Weathers Bump
  7. The servant said: " You'd better come away now, mum and rest on the sofa in the drawing- room." ” – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  8. “ " Mum he said, " if I mid make so bold I'd like to say summat. ” – North, South and Over the Sea by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
  9. “ " Never met with anyone so mum in my life," added Dulcie. ” – The School by the Sea by Angela Brazil
  10. It's all safe, an' Jehu an' his ole ooman knows how ter keep mum when Mas'r Anderson says mum an' so does my peart boy Huey"- who, named for his father, was thus distinguished from him. ” – His Sombre Rivals by E. P. Roe
  11. “ An' if you won't take it as a liberty, mum me an' John 'ud be more'n glad if you'd kindly make use of that there room for a sort of occasional nursery for the dear baby. ” – Philistia by Grant Allen
  12. “ Mrs. Williams, mum Mrs. Williams! ” – Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis by Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
  13. “ Reely 'e ain't, mum reely 'e ain't; not that! ” – The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison
  14. “ Is it a real bird, mum – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  15. “ " Well, for you, Mum I'll see if it can't be managed. ” – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  16. “ " Got you," says I. " Hold Melly and keep mum – On With Torchy by Sewell Ford
  17. “ " And Auntie will keep mum of course," he said thoughtfully. ” – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  18. “ " Well, keep mum 'bout it, will ye, till I talk to him? ” – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  19. “ I can be as mum as yourself, never fear. ” – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  20. Isn't it a poor bird, mum – Beyond by John Galsworthy

Rhymes for mum