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1. alum

noun. ['ˈæləm, əˈlʌm'] a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university).

Synonyms

  • student
  • scholar
  • scholarly person
  • grad
  • bookman
  • alumnus
  • old boy
  • Ivy Leaguer
  • graduate

Antonyms

  • sweet

Etymology

  • alum (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Alum

  • mccrumb
  • mccrum
  • deblum
  • ancrum
  • succumb
  • strum
  • hohum
  • exum
  • become
  • baucum
  • swum
  • stumm
  • stum
  • slum
  • shrum
  • sharum
  • scum
  • schrum
  • plumb
  • plum
  • pflum
  • narum
  • krumme
  • krumm
  • krum
  • klumb
  • grum
  • glum
  • frum
  • from

How do you pronounce alum?

Pronounce alum as ˈæləm.

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Sentences with alum


1. Noun, singular or mass
Being a college alum can mean that you're part of a community of people with a shared experience.

2. Adjective
Sprinkling alum powder or a granular animal repellent on top of the dirt also may keep him away.

2. alum

noun. ['ˈæləm, əˈlʌm'] a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum.

Synonyms

  • Al
  • ammonia alum
  • double salt
  • atomic number 13
  • ammonium alum
  • aluminium

Etymology

  • alum (Anglo-Norman)

3. alum

noun. ['ˈæləm, əˈlʌm'] a double sulphate of aluminum and potassium that is used as an astringent (among other things).

Synonyms

  • astringent drug
  • styptic

Antonyms

  • oblique angle
  • woman
  • low

Etymology

  • alum (Anglo-Norman)

4. alum

noun. ['ˈæləm, əˈlʌm'] a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum.

Synonyms

  • Al
  • double salt
  • potassium alum
  • atomic number 13
  • potash alum
  • aluminium

Etymology

  • alum (Anglo-Norman)
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