vum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of vow.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vum (third-person singular simple present vums, present participle vumming, simple past and past participle vummed)

  1. (US, colloquial) To vow, swear.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby Dick, Ch. 3
      I vum it's Sunday—you won't see that harpooneer to-night; he's come to anchor somewhere—come along then; do come; won't ye come?

Interjection[edit]

vum

  1. (US) An exclamation of surprise.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Contraction[edit]

vum

  1. Contraction of vun dem.

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

vum (plural vums)

  1. worm

Declension[edit]