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Meaning of "beflum" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BEFLUM

beflum  [bɪˈflʌm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BEFLUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Beflum is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BEFLUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of beflum in the English dictionary

The definition of beflum in the dictionary is idle, deceptive or cajoling speech.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BEFLUM


cocoplum
ˈkəʊkəʊˌplʌm
glum
ɡlʌm
lum
lʌm
plum
plʌm
plumb
plʌm
replum
riːˈplʌm
replumb
riːˈplʌm
slum
slʌm
sugarplum
ˈʃʊɡəˌplʌm
unplumb
ʌnˈplʌm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BEFLUM

befinger
befinned
befit
befitted
befitting
befittingly
beflag
beflea
befleck
beflower
befoam
befog
befogged
befogging
befool
before
before long
before one´s time
before the fact
before the mast

WORDS THAT END LIKE BEFLUM

alum
antebellum
asylum
baculum
Blum
Colum
curriculum
hoodlum
infundibulum
ornithogalum
paspalum
pendulum
peplum
phylum
reticulum
speculum
tantalum
tropaeolum
vellum
vestibulum

Synonyms and antonyms of beflum in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «beflum» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BEFLUM

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The translations of beflum from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «beflum» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

beflum
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

beflum
570 millions of speakers

English

beflum
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

beflum
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

beflum
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

beflum
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

beflum
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

beflum
260 millions of speakers

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beflum
220 millions of speakers

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Beflum
190 millions of speakers

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beflum
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

beflum
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

beflum
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Beflum
85 millions of speakers
vi

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beflum
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

beflum
75 millions of speakers

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बेफ्लम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

beflum
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

beflum
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

beflum
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

beflum
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

beflum
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

beflum
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

beflum
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

beflum
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

beflum
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of beflum

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BEFLUM»

The term «beflum» is used very little and occupies the 168.860 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about beflum

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BEFLUM»

Discover the use of beflum in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to beflum and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the ...
T. Baff. To BEFLUM, v. a. To befool by cajoling langnage, conveying the same idea with the E. v. to sham. Waverley. V. Bleflom. BEFLUM, s. Idle, nonsensical, or cajoling talk, S. BEFORN, prep. Before. Wallace. It occurs also in О. E. Ii Brunne.
John Jamieson, John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.), John Longmuir, 1867
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Scottish Dictionary and Supplement: In Four Volumes. Suppl. ...
271. Corr. from E. beet-rave, id. Fr. bete beet, and rave a radish. BEETS, pi. Boots , Aberd. — Lap aff the gloyd an' took my queets, Threw by my hat, put aff my beets . Taylor's S. Poems, p. 57. To BEFLUM, v. a. To befool by cajoling language, ...
John Jamieson, 1841
3
Hugh Talbot: a tale of the Irish confiscations of the ...
While he's saft, y understand, in the first tender freshness o' married state, it is sax times easier to beflum lordship than 'twill ever be again. Mak"gi use o' the honeymoon, my leddy — that's a'." Eveline tried to look dignified and angry, 1 it was ...
William J. O'Neill Daunt, 1846
4
A Dictionary of the Scottish Language
To BEFLUM, r. a. To befool by cajoling language, conveying the same idea with the E. auto sham. W'arerley. V. BLEPLUM. BEFLUM, s. Idle, nonsensical, or cajoling talk, S. BEFORN, prep. Before.' Wallace. It occurs also in O.E. R. Brunne.
John Jamieson, John Johnstone, 1846
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A Seasonable Discourse: Wherein is Examined what is Lawful ...
A. In the first place I distinguish betwixt Peyztrre an infem beflum'i The one is active, and properly at the beginning of a ar, and ina place where yet no War is, and where its cause only, and not its Effects can be consider'd : In this case every  ...
Antony Ascham, 1689
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A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: ...
271. Corr. from E. beet-rave, id. Fr. bete beet, and rave a radish. BEETS, pi. Boots , Aberd. — Lap aff the gloyd an' took my queets. Threw by my hat, put aff my beets . Taylor's S. Poems, p. 57. To BEFLUM, v. a. To' befool by cajoling language, ...
John Jamieson, 1825
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The Chambers Dictionary
bee 143 beflum (esp in make a beeline for; see below); bee-master a beekeeper; bee -moth a moth whose larvae are very destructive to young bees; bee -orchis an orchid whose flower resembles a bee; bee'-skep a beehive, properly of straw;  ...
Allied Chambers, 1998
8
Hey Hon!: How to Talk Like a Real Bawlamoron
Ao Liddle Tayon ub Beflum Ao, liddle tayon ub Beflum Hal still we see dee la! Abub dye deep en dreamless sleep De sollent stors gao ba; Yet in dye dork streets shineff Dye eberlassin Late; De haopes en fears ub awl de years Are met in dee ...
Ernest Smith, 1993
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Remonstrantie aen Henrich Frederick van Orangien ... ende de ...
Dat velc mcnfche om du ongcloove ch omdeliecrjn ge .'ullcn vetdoemc werden. z. Dot uyt crochcc von fulch een beflum dc mehfchcn met opghelcyt cn wosdt em onverandeclhchc noocwcndeghcydt om _KR7 ' -x om herdoemt te wo3den7 6.
Antonius Hornhovius, 1626
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Waverley Or 'tis Sixty Years Since: In Four Volumes. 4
... that are but ill settled yet, till they durst na on ony errand whatsoever gang ower the door- stane after gleaming, for fear John Heatherbltttter, or some siccan dare- thede'il, should tak a bad at them: then, on the other hand, I beflum'd them wi' ...
Walter Scott, 1822

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Beflum [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/beflum>. Sep 2019 ».
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