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English definition of “plum”

plum

noun [C or U] uk   /plʌm/ us  
a small, round fruit with a thin, smooth, red, purple, or yellow skin, sweet, soft flesh, and a single large hard seed: plum jam a plum treeTypes of fruit

plum

adjective uk   /plʌm/ us  

plum adjective (GOOD)

[before noun] (plummer, plummest) very good and worth having: How did you manage to get such a plum job?Informal words for goodGood, better and bestQuite good, or not very good

plum adjective (COLOUR)

(also plum-coloured) having a dark reddish-purple colour: a plum-coloured dressLess common coloursCommon colours
(Definition of plum from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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