how to pronounce thrum


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thrum is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of thrum


  1. A tuft, bundle, or fringe of any threadlike structures, as hairs on a leaf, fibers of a root.
  2. A fringe made of such threads.
  3. The ends of the warp threads in a loom which remain unwoven attached to the loom when the web is cut.
  4. A threadlike part of a flower; a stamen.
  5. A shove out of place; a small displacement or fault along a seam.
  6. A mat made of canvas and tufts of yarn.
  7. A thrumming sound; a hum or vibration.
  8. A spicy taste; a tang.
  9. A bundle of minute blood vessels, a plexus.
  10. Small pieces of rope yarn used for making mats or mops.
  11. Any short piece of leftover thread or yarn; a tuft or tassel.


  1. To furnish with thrums; to insert tufts in; to fringe.
  2. To make a monotonous drumming noise.
  3. To insert short pieces of rope-yarn or spun yarn in.
  4. To cause a steady rhythmic vibration, usually by plucking.


  1. Made of or woven from thrum.

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