Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Fog or mist.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Mist; fog; vapors.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Mist; fog; vapors.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun literary Mist, fog, vapour.

Etymologies

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

[French, from Old French, perhaps from Provençal, from Latin brūma, winter; see brumal.]

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Borrowing from French brume, from Latin brūma ("winter").

Examples

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

    November 15, 2008

  • JM is befogged and looking for a new brume!

    January 9, 2010