Definition for MUM

MUM, a. [See Mumble, Mumm, and Mummery.]

  1. Silent; not speaking. The citizens are mum; say not a word. Shak.
  2. As an exclamation or command, be silent; hush. Mum then, and no more proceed. Shak.
  3. As a noun, silence. Hudibras.

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