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Definition of "dum" []

  • Syllable used when humming a tune. (interjection)

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Use "dum" in a sentence
  • "Right here it goes '_Tum_ dee-dee _dum_ dee-dee _tum dum dum_."
  • "Pelle's head, and round about it went, striking the most improbable objects, _dum, dum, dum_, as though in wild, demoniacal obedience to the flute-like tones of the journeyman."
  • "When Aeneas first sees Dido in all her stately beauty, he says: [440] in freta dum fluvii current, _dum montibus umbrae lustrabunt convexa_, polus dum sidera pascet, semper honos nomenque tuum laudesque manebunt, quae me cunque vocant terrae."