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Definition of glum:

  1. Moody; silent; sullen.
  2. showing a brooding ill humor; " a dark scowl"; " the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; " a glum, hopeless shrug"; " he sat in moody silence"; " a morose and unsociable manner"; " a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; " a sour temper"; " a sullen crowd"
  3. Sullenness.
  4. To look sullen; to be of a sour countenance; to be glum.


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