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Tem 4 letras ( g a u m )         2 vogais ( a u )         2 consoantes ( g m )         Palavra ao contrário muag

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de gaumENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 6
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English - Etymology 6

Variant of _gorm_ (“to make a mess of”), which see for more. VERB GAUM (_third-person singular simple present_ GAUMS, _present participle_ GAUMING, _simple past and past participle_ GAUMED) * alternative form of _gorm_ (to make a mess of). * 2005, Charles Ray, _The Tarheel Connection: An Environmental Romance_ (ISBN 094461969X), page 93: "She'll get plum bereft 'n worried, even git the all'overs, if n the place's all GAUMED up." * 2011, Caroline Miller, _Lamb in His Bosom_ (ISBN 1561456497), page 206: Some GAUMED up their whole lives by a-hasteing in this or that thing, taking out their impatience on this or the other body.

Variant of gorm (to make a mess of), which see for more.

Verb

gaum (third-person singular simple present gaums, present participle gauming, simple past and past participle gaumed)

  1. alternative form of gorm (to make a mess of).

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de gaumENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* Rhymes: -ɔːm

  • Rhymes: -ɔːm

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de gaumENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

The noun is from dialectal Middle English _gome_, from Old Norse _gaum_, _gaumr_ (“heed, attention”), from Proto-Germanic _*gaumō_ (“attention”). The verb if from Middle English _*gomen_, from the noun. Compare Gothic

The noun is from dialectal Middle English gome, from Old Norse gaum, gaumr (heed, attention), from Proto-Germanic *gaumō (attention). The verb if from Middle English *gomen, from the noun. Compare Gothic

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de gaumENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Uncertain; perhaps a variant of _gum_. ALTERNATIVE FORMS * gorm VERB GAUM (_third-person singular simple present_ GAUMS, _present participle_ GAUMING, _simple past and past participle_ GAUMED) * (US and UK, dialects, chiefly Midlands, Southern US, Appalachia) To smear. * 1894, Rowland Evans Robinson, _Danvis Folks_, chapter VI, _The Paring-Bee_, page 117: No, bubby, couldn't hev the wax. GAUM him all up so 't mammy 'd hafter nigh abaout skin him tu git him clean ag'in; […] * _c._ 1908, Mark Twain, _Little Bessie_, published in 1972 in _Mark Twain's Fables of Man_: Isn't it horrible, mamma! One fly produces fifty-two billions of descendants in 60 days in June and July, and they go and crawl over sick people and wade through pus, and sputa, and foul matter exuding from sores, and GAUM themselves with every kind of disease-germ, then they go to everybody's dinner-table and wipe themselves off on the butter […] * 1930, Marietta Minnigerode Andrews, _Memoirs of a Poor Relation: Being the Story of a Post-war Southern Girl and Her Battle with Destiny_, page 293: Butter became in my eyes a gauge of character and gentility, almost of integrity. I watched these ravenous wretches "GAUM" their batter-cakes with it, help themselves to more than they really wanted, leaving great golden chunks of it half melted and wholly useless, mixed as it was with gravy […] * 1990, _Appalachian Journal_, volume 18, page 196: Simply GAUM them all over with thick claybank mud and throw them into the fire. The clay will bake hard. * For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page. DERIVED TERMS * gaumy * begaum REFERENCES * ^ gaum in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Uncertain; perhaps a variant of gum.

Alternative forms

Verb

gaum (third-person singular simple present gaums, present participle gauming, simple past and past participle gaumed)

  1. (US and UK, dialects, chiefly Midlands, Southern US, Appalachia) To smear.
Derived terms

References

  1. ^ gaum in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de gaumENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

Unknown. Possibly related to _gaum_ (“smear”, _verb_). NOUN GAUM (_uncountable_) * (Appalachia and other dialects, rare) Grime. * 1913, William Gerard Chapman, _Wine of the Orchard_, in _Outing: Sport, Adventure, Travel Fiction_, volume 61, page 210: "douse your head under the pump and wash some of the GAUM off your hands and we'll see what your Aunt Debbie can do for that empty feelin'." * 1927, _Robert Lindsay Mason_, _The lure of the Great Smokies_, page 150: Said 'Black Bill' Walker, of Walker's Valley, in speaking of the forge: 'I never heerd sech a rackity-rack! Ye'd think the heavens was fallin' down! Them fellers aworkin' thar in the sweat an' GAUM reminded me more of the gate to the bad place!' * 2000, Howard Bahr, _The Black Flower: A Novel of the Civil War_ (ISBN 0312265077), page 106: They thrust their wedge-shaped faces into the light, then, one by one, tried the air with their delicate paper wings. The air bore them up; they circled lazily over the heads of men, they lit on hands and faces and in the GAUM of wounds, they died underfoot.

Unknown. Possibly related to gaum (smear, verb).

Noun

gaum (uncountable)

  1. (Appalachia and other dialects, rare) Grime.

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de gaumENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 4
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English - Etymology 4

Unknown. NOUN GAUM (_uncountable_) * (dialectal, rare) A bit, a small amount. * 1939, _Esquire_, volume 12, issues 1-3, page 54: When he had let what he deemed was a sufficiency of blood out of the incised vein, he called to Elvira to bring a spoon of "sut" from off the back of the fireplace and a "GAUM" of spiderwebs from somewhere or other. * 1978, _Editorials on File_, volume 9, issue 2, page 1392: The Rockwellian palette was what Arkansans would call a "GAUM" of sentiment— sentimentality, the cynical would say. His paintings were what these same cynics would probably call "representational," […] * 1990, Donald Harington, _The Cockroaches of Stay More_ (ISBN 0679728082), page 191: "There aint a GAUM of grub to be found nowheres. If rain was syrup, we'd all be gorged, but there aint enough sup to make a housefly floop his snoot."

Unknown.

Noun

gaum (uncountable)

  1. (dialectal, rare) A bit, a small amount.

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de gaumENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 5
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English - Etymology 5

Probably a variant of _gom_ (an Irish English slang term for a foolish person), but possibly related to or influenced by _gorming, gawming_ (“clumsy, stupid”). NOUN GAUM (_plural_ GAUMS) * (rare, dialectal or colloquial) A useless person. * 1947, James Reynolds, _A world of horses: A conversation piece_, page 229: I saw standing up out of the grass a murderous length of sharp steel. Some GAUM of a farm boy had abandoned this scythe while cutting bundles of sourgrass for cattle-breeding. * 1956, Sean O'Casey, _I knock at the door. Pictures in the hallway. [etc]_, page 133: I'm no GAUM. I'll work th' delivery in such a wise way that neither of the boyos'll fall into the suspicion they had lost as much as a burnt-out match. * 2011, Liam O'Flaherty, _Land_ (ISBN 1448203880): He's a scrawny GAUM of a lad named Tony Regan, the tailor's eldest son.

Probably a variant of gom (an Irish English slang term for a foolish person), but possibly related to or influenced by gorming, gawming (clumsy, stupid).

Noun

gaum (plural gaums)

  1. (rare, dialectal or colloquial) A useless person.

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de gaumENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* Guam, GUAM * MUGA

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de gaumNORWEGIAN NYNORSK - ETYMOLOGY
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Norwegian Nynorsk - Etymology

From Old Norse _gaumr_.

From Old Norse gaumr.

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de gaumNORWEGIAN NYNORSK - PRONUNCIATION
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Norwegian Nynorsk - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /gøʉm/ (example of pronunciation)

  • IPA(key): /gøʉm/ (example of pronunciation)

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de gaumNORWEGIAN NYNORSK - NOUN
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Norwegian Nynorsk - Noun

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