Meaning of “plum” in the English Dictionary

"plum" in British English

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plumnoun [ C or U ]

uk /plʌm/ us /plʌm/


uk /plʌm/ us /plʌm/

(Definition of “plum” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"plum" in American English

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plumnoun [ C ]

us /plʌm/

plum noun [ C ] (FRUIT)

a small, round fruit with a smooth, usually red-purple skin, sweet flesh, and a single large seed

plum noun [ C ] (SOMETHING GOOD)

something that is very good and worth having

adjective [ not gradable ] us /plʌm/

Senior staff members get all the plum assignments.

(Definition of “plum” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)