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Dictionary entry overview: What does glum mean?
• GLUM (adjective)
The adjective GLUM has 2 senses:
1. reflecting gloom
2. showing a brooding ill humor
Familiarity information: GLUM used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||glum [BACK TO TOP]|
dejected (affected or marked by low spirits)
|Sense 2||glum [BACK TO TOP]|
Showing a brooding ill humor
a dark scowl / the proverbially dour New England Puritan / a glum, hopeless shrug / he sat in moody silence / a morose and unsociable manner / a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius / a sour temper / a sullen crowd
ill-natured (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)
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