stram

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German stramm.

Verb[edit]

stram (third-person singular simple present strams, present participle stramming, simple past and past participle strammed)

  1. (UK, dialect, obsolete) To dash down; to beat.
  2. To spring or recoil with violence.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German stram.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stram/, [sd̥ʁɑmˀ]

Adjective[edit]

stram (neuter stramt, definite and plural stramme, comparative strammere, superlative strammest)

  1. tight, taut
  2. strict, stringent
  3. stiff, severe, forbidding, acid, sour
  4. pungent, acrid

Verb[edit]

stram

  1. Imperative of stramme.