Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "brumous" [bru•mous]

  • Foggy or misty; wintry. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "brumous" in a sentence
  • "We slept on two seats in the smoker, and got to Weehawken in the brumous chill of a winter dawn -- still wearing our tie."
  • "She had been even prettier than he had thought her yesterday, on her silver-roan, long-tailed 'palfrey'; and it seemed to him, self-critical in the brumous October gloaming and the outskirts of London, that only his boots had shone throughout their two-hour companionship."
  • "As well might such as watch the process of the green, unfolding earth, emerging from the brumous arms of winter, isolate a single day and call it Spring."