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glumadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ɡlʌm/ (-mm-)
sad and ​discouraged: a glum ​expression
glumly
adverb  us   /ˈɡlʌm·li/
Marty ​nodded glumly.
(Definition of glum from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"glum" in British English

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glumadjective

uk   us   /ɡlʌm/ (glummer, glummest) informal
glumly
adverb uk   us   /ˈɡlʌm.li/
"I'll never ​find another ​job at my ​age," she said glumly.
glumness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈɡlʌm.nəs/
(Definition of glum from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “glum”
in Korean 침울한…
in Arabic حَزين…
in Malaysian suram…
in French maussade…
in Russian хмурый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沮喪的, 悶悶不樂的, 愁悶的…
in Italian triste, depresso…
in Turkish mutsuz, üzgün, morali bozuk…
in Polish przybity…
in Spanish sombrío, taciturno, melancólico…
in Vietnamese ủ rũ, rầu rĩ…
in Portuguese triste, desanimado…
in Thai หม่นหมอง…
in German verdrießlich…
in Catalan trist…
in Japanese 憂うつそうな…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沮丧的, 闷闷不乐的, 愁闷的…
in Indonesian sedih, muram, murung…
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