Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Fog or mist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Mist, fog, vapour.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Mist; fog; vapors.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Mist; fog; vapors.

Etymologies

French, from Old French, perhaps from Provençal, from Latin brūma, winter; see brumal.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowing from French brume, from Latin brūma ("winter"). (Wiktionary)

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  • JM is befogged and looking for a new brume!

    January 9, 2010

  • n a thick, heavy atmospheric condition offering reduced visibility because of the presence of suspended particles

    November 15, 2008