Definitions For Gum


  • The tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
  • A preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
  • Any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum
  • Wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum
  • Cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive
  • Any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying


  • Exude or form gum
  • Become sticky
  • Grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty
  • Cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum

Is Gum a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Gum is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

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