gum




gum - noun

  • a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
  • the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
  • any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
  • cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive
  • wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum
  • any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum

  • gum - verb

    • cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum
    • grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty
    • become sticky
    • exude or form gum

    gum - thesaurus

    gingiva   glue   gumwood   mucilage   mumble  


    View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 3: Section 2 and learn about the word gum in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Revision and harder words.

    Other Spellzone word lists: Body, mouth

    Scrabble score for gum

    g is 2 u is 1 m is 3
    Scrabble score = 6

    generated at 04:19:03 on 29-04-24

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