[ UK /mˈʌm/ ]
[ US /ˈməm/ ]
  1. failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to
    the witness remained silent
  1. of China
  2. informal terms for a mother
  3. secrecy
    mum's the word
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How To Use mum In A Sentence

  • WorldCom promises not to impose a minimum call charge and no set up or monthly rental fee.
  • His mane is a little threadbare and Mum threatens to bin him calling him moth-eaten!
  • Mum has been a lot more cheerful since Quigley was declared bankrupt, insane and guilty of fraud.
  • Employers and business groups contend that a higher minimum wage would saddle them with higher labor costs.
  • Most mums-to-be want to look just as nice as they did before they became pregnant.
  • Take the maximum draw weight of the bow required and multiply this by a factor of 5.
  • So it is logical that she wants to know who is mummy to the biggest daddy of them all, not that there are any logical answers. Times, Sunday Times
  • My mum was cool about whatever I wore.
  • Reaching a maximum height of 56cm the pygmy goat is essentially a pet.
  • At a minimum, the Bush administration had better step up its promotion of the economy's current sizzling performance.
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