transitive verbgaumed, gaum·ing, gaums Upper Southern US
To smudge or smear.
Origin of gaumPerhaps alteration of obsolete gome grease variant of coom soot, mixture of dirt and axle grease variant of culm 2
(third-person singular simple present gaums, present participle gauming, simple past and past participle gaumed)
From Middle English *gomen, from the noun. See above.