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Is glum a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word glum is a Scrabble US word. The word glum is worth 7 points in Scrabble:


Is glum a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word glum is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:


Is glum a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word glum is a Words With Friends word. The word glum is worth 11 points in Words With Friends (WWF):


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You can make 10 words from 'glum' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'glum'


3 letters words from 'glum'

MUG 6 

2 letters words from 'glum'

GU 3MU 4
UG 3UM 4

All 4 letters words made out of glum

glum lgum gulm uglm lugm ulgm glmu lgmu gmlu mglu lmgu mlgu guml ugml gmul mgul umgl mugl lumg ulmg lmug mlug umlg mulg

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word glum. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in glum.

Definitions and meaning of glum



  • IPA(key): /ɡlʌm/
  • Rhymes: -ʌm

Etymology 1

Probably from Middle Low German glum (glum), related to German dialectal glumm (gloomy, troubled, turbid). More at gloomy.


glum (comparative glummer, superlative glummest)

  1. despondent; moody; sullen
    • 1857-1859, William Makepeace Thackeray, The Virginians
      I [] frighten people by my glum face.

Etymology 2

From Middle English glomen, glommen, glomben, gloumben (to frown, look sullen), from *glom (gloom). More at gloom.


glum (third-person singular simple present glums, present participle glumming, simple past and past participle glummed)

  1. (obsolete) To look sullen; to be of a sour countenance; to be glum.
    • 1509, Stephen Hawes, The Passetyme of Pleasure
      upon me he gan to loure and glum,
      Enforcing him so for to ryse withall,
      But that I shortly unto hem did cum,
      With his thre hedes he spytte all his venum


glum (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) sullenness
    • c. 1550, John Skelton, Colyn Cloute
      That they be deaf and dumb,
      And play silence and glum

  • low in spirits.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)