An example of plum is a high-paying job that can be done at home; a plum job.
An example of a plum is a fruit which the British use to make a pudding.
An ambassadorship granted as a political plum.
Other Word Forms
Origin of plum
- Middle English from Old English plūme Old High German phrūma pflūmo Greek proumnon and Latin prūnum all ultimately from a common unknown source
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Phonetically based spelling of plumb