Reverse Dictionary: RUI – RUM


RUIN, RUINED, RUINOUS – ADJECTIVES
– AGROUND ruined, at a loss …L18 sl.
– ALL DICKEY (WITH) all over, ruined, finished …L18 sl.
– ALL DICKY (WITH) all over, ruined, finished …L18 sl.
– ALL TO HELL utterly ruined …1890 US sl.
– ALL TO SMASH ruined …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– AWRACK wrecked; ruined …1627
– BANED ruined, destroyed; injured, hurt …1568 obs.
– BANJAXED demolished; destroyed; ruined, as a car …20C teen & high school sl.
– BUNG ruined, useless …1930 Aust. & NZ sl.
– CACTUS ruined, useless, wrecked …1945 Aust. sl.
– CAPUT finished, over, ruined …1910s sl.
– CHEWED TO LOON SHIT ground up, hence, ruined …c1930 Can. sl.
– CLEANED OUT having lost all your money, ruined …Bk1890 sl.
– COOKED ruined; hopelessly beaten …1850 Amer. sl.
– CRACKED ruined; bankrupt …E16
– CREMATED badly beaten by an opponent; ruined by a bad business deal or stock-market collapse …Brit. sl.
– DEAD ruined; destroyed; …1400
– DEAD BROKE ruined, bankrupt, penniless; destitute …1842 Amer. colloq.
– DOWN THE GURGLER ruined; irretrievably lost or destroyed; wasted; used of something that has not worked out …1981 Aust. sl.
– EXITIABLE destructive, ruinous, hurtful …1607 obs. rare
– EXITIOUS destructive to life, deadly, fatal, ruinous, hurtful, dangerous …1563 obs.
– FLUMMOXED ruined …M19 sl.
– FRAGGED destroyed; ruined …Bk2006 US sl.
– GONE TO GUNDY unsatisfactory; broken; beyond repair; ruined; worthless …Aust. sl.
– GONE TO HELL utterly ruined …1890 sl.
– GUNDY unsatisfactory; broken; beyond repair; ruined; worthless …Aust. sl.
– JACKED UP ruined, given up, done for …M19 sl.
 JACKED UP ​penniless; ruined …1860 obs.
– KABLOOEY destroyed, ruined …L20 N. Amer. colloq.
– KAPUT out of order, utterly ruined or exhausted; broken …1910s sl.
– NAUGHT lost, ruined …1607 obs.
– NO GOOD TO GUNDY unsatisfactory; broken; beyond repair; ruined; worthless …Aust. sl.
– NOT A FEATHER TO FLY WITH ruined, penniless …1860 sl.
– ON ONE’S ASS in financial or other ruin; helpless …c1917 Amer. sl.
– PERNICIOUS having the quality of destroying; tending to destroy, kill, or injure; destructive, ruinous; fatal …1521
– RAGGED-ARSE disreputable, ruined …c1880 sl.
– RAGGED-ARSED disreputable, ruined …c1880 sl.
– RAGGEDY-ARSE disreputable, ruined …c1880 sl.
– RAGGEDY-ARSED disreputable, ruined …c1880 sl.
– RAGGY-ARSE disreputable, ruined …c1880 sl.
– RAGGY-ARSED disreputable, ruined …c1880 sl.
– RANK ruined, spoiled; gone awry …20C Amer. sl.
– RATCHED ragged, in a ruinous state …Bk1904 Sc.
– RIMRACKED ruined, worn out, rickety …1862 Amer. dial.
– SHOT TO HELL ruined; decimated …1913 sl.
– SHOT TO PIECES demoralized; ruined …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SHOT TO SHIT completely ruined or destroyed …1968 sl., orig. US
– STUFFED ruined …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– UNTWISTED ruined, ‘undone’ …L17 sl.
– UP THE SPOUT ruined …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 
RUIN etc. – ADVERBS
– HYTER-SKYTER in a state of utter ruin …B1900 Sc.
– TO THE BAD to a bad condition, to ruin …1816
 
RUIN etc. – NOUNS
– BAGWESH wreck, ruin, bankruptcy …1881 Eng. dial.
– BALLYHACK ruin, destruction …1843 Amer. sl.
– BALLYWACK ruin, destruction …1934 Amer. sl.
– BALLYWRACK ruin, destruction …1934 Amer. sl.
– BANE ruin …1580 Eng. dial.
– BEGGAR’S BUSH beggary, ruin …1591 obs.
– BUZZARD a badly-spoiled piece of work …1871 US
– CASTLE-COME-DOWN ruin, total destruction …1563-87 obs.
– CATALYSIS dissolution, destruction, ruin …1655 obs. rare
– DECAS decay, ruin …1393 obs. rare
– DECAY downfall, destruction, ruin …1535 obs.
– HAGWESH ruin, bankruptcy …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HERRIAL that which causes loss or ruin; also, a great expense …1871 Sc.
– LAPSE a falling into ruin …1605 rare
– NAIL IN ONE’S COFFIN anything that may lead incrementally to ruin …1820 colloq.
– NECK-BREAK ruin, destruction …a1665 Sc. obs.
– RACKLEDOM ruin, wreck …Bk19C Eng. dial.
– SCOW a state of ruin or destruction …1825 Sc. 
 
RUIN etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– BANER he who kills, poisons, destroys, or ruins …1605 rare
– MUCK-SNIPE a ruined person, esp. a gambler …c1850 Brit. sl.
– PERDIDO a desperado, a desperate man, a ruined man …a1734 obs. rare
– SINKER one who brings others to ruin …1632
 
RUIN etc. – PHRASES
– AT THE LAST CAST in extremities, near to death or ruin …c1449 obs.
– IT IS ALL DICKY used to indicate defeat, ruin, or death …1788 sl. obs.
– THAT TEARS IT that ruins things; that’s the last straw …1909 Amer. sl.
– THE PIGS HAVE RUN THROUGH SOMETHING something has been completely ruined or thrown into disarray …1808 colloq. obs. rare
 
RUIN etc. – VERBS
– BANJAX to ruin or destroy, often as a result of incompetence …US colloq.
– BESHEND to ruin …a1300 obs. rare
– BLOTCH to spoil or ruin because of ineptness or stupidity …1965 Amer. dial.
– BLOW TO HELL AND GONE to utterly ruin or destroy …1865 Amer. sl.
– BLUE to make a mess of, to spoil, to ruin …1880 sl.
– BODGE to ruin; to wreck …Aust. sl.
– BODGE UP to ruin; to wreck …Aust. sl.
– BOTTLE UP to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BUGGER UP to ruin, to spoil; to damage; to make a mess of; to muddle, to mishandle …1891
– BUMP to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BUMP OFF to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– CAST TO THE DOGS to send to destruction or ruin; to throw out, to discard as worthless …1556 obs.
– CHAW UP to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– CLEAN OUT to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– COCK UP to ruin by incompetence; to bungle …Bk1999 
– COOK to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– COOK SOMEONE’S BACON to ruin …1868 Amer. sl. 
– CUT ONE’S THROAT to ruin a person …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– COOK to ruin, to spoil …sl.
– COOK SOMEONE’S GOOSE to ruin or destroy someone …1845 Amer. sl.
– CRAB to spoil or ruin or render impossible any plan of action …Bk1914 criminals’ sl.
– CRACK THE BELL to fail, to muddle things, to make a mistake, to ruin it …1909 Cockneys’ sl.
– CRUEL to spoil, to ruin, to destroy all chance of success with …1934 Aust. sl.
– CRUEL THE PITCH to spoil someone’s chances; to ruin an opportunity …1915 Aust. sl.
– CUT ONE’S OWN THROAT to bring about one’s own ruin 
– DAMNIFY to cause the loss of, to bring to destruction or ruin …1612 obs.
– DECAY to waste or ruin physically; to disintegrate, to dilapidate; to bring to decay or ruin …1536 obs.
– DELABRATE to dilapidate, to ruin …1813 obs. rare
– DIDDLE to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DISH to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DITCH to ruin, to stand in the way of a plan …L19 sl.
– DO to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DO FOR to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DO OVER to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DO THE BUSINESS FOR to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DO UP to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DRIVE TO THE BOWWOWS to ruin a person …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DRIVE TO THE DOGS to ruin a person …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DRIVE TO THE WOOFS to ruin a person …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DUST to bring to ruin, to defeat, to kill; to discard, to get rid of …1938 sl., orig. US
– DUST OFF to bring to ruin; to defeat, to kill; to discard, to get rid of …1938 sl., orig. US
– EAT UP to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FALL APART AT THE SEAMS to be or become spoiled or ruined …1965 Amer. sl.
– FASH to ruin, to spoil …1944 Amer. dial.
– FEAG to destroy, to bring to ruin, to put an end to …1668 obs.
– FEAGUE to destroy, to bring to ruin, to put an end to …1668 obs.
– FEGUE to destroy, to bring to ruin, to put an end to …1668 obs.
– FATE to ruin irrevocably …c1400 obs.
– FINISH to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FINISH OFF to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FIX to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FLATTEN to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FOLD to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FOLD UP to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FRY SOMEONE’S BACON to ruin …1986 Amer. sl.
– FUCK to cheat, to deceive, or ruin …M20
– FUCK UP to ruin; to mess up; to confuse …20C US sl.
– GAFFLE to ruin someone’s plans …1990s US teen sl.
– GO FOR A BURTON of a person or thing: to be missing, ruined, or destroyed …1946 sl.
– GO TO GRASS to be ruined; to be damned …1836 US sl.
– GO TO PIGS AND WHISTLES to be ruined, to go to utter ruin; to be dissipated …1786 rare
– GO TO SHIT to be ruined or destroyed; to deteriorate; to go to pieces …1973 sl.
– GO TO THE BAD go to ruin …B1860 Eng. sl.
– GO TO THE DOGS to go to destruction or ruin; to deteriorate shockingly …1619
– GO TO THE WALL to fail in business, to be ruined, to collapse financially …1842
– GUM UP to ruin, to spoil, to throw into confusion; to wreck …1890 Amer. sl.
– GUM UP THE WORKS to ruin, to spoil, to throw into confusion …1890 Amer. sl.
– HERRY to harass, to oppress, to despoil, to ruin; to drag or carry off …1818 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HONISH to bring to disgrace; to dishonour, to insult; to destroy, to ruin, to put an end to …a1325 obs.
​- JACK UP to do for, to ruin; to bungle something; to foul up  …1873 colloq.
– JAZZ UP to confuse; to mess up; to interfere with; to ruin or impair; to botch …1917 Amer. sl.
– JAZZ UP THE DETAIL to make a botch; to ruin things …1932 Amer. army sl. obs.
– JIGGER to break, to ruin, to destroy …1895 Eng. dial. & sl.
– JIM (UP) to spoil, to ruin, to damage …1913 Amer. dial.
– KIBOSH to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– KNOCK OFF to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– KNOCK TO FLINDERATION to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– KNOCK TO HELL AND GONE to utterly ruin or destroy …1863 Amer. sl.
– KNOCK TO SMITHEREENS to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– KNOCK TO SMITHERS to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– KREEBLE to ruin, partially or completely …1970 US sl.
– LAY OUT to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LEESE to destroy; to bring to ruin or perdition; to spoil …a1325 obs.
– LUNCH to spoil, to ruin, to fail …1950s US college sl.
– MAKE A MUCK OF to ruin …1906 UK sl.
– MAKE MINCEMEAT OF vb. to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MALAFOOSTER to destroy, to wreck, to ruin …1950 Sc.
– MUCK to beat, to surpass, to ruin financially …M19 sl.
– MUCK UP to botch; to ruin; to interfere …1886 UK sl.
– MURDER to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NAPOO to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NASTY UP to ruin or spoil …1965 Barbados sl.
– NAUSE to cause problems, to annoy, to ruin a plan …1950s sl.
– NOORSE to cause problems, to annoy, to ruin a plan …1950s sl.
– PACK to be ruined or spoiled; to become useless …c1920 motor-racers’ usage
– PISS ON A PERSON’S CHIPS to spoil a person’s plans; to ruin or take the enjoyment from a person’s situation …1961 sl.
– PISS ON A PERSON’S PARADE to spoil a person’s plans; to ruin or take the enjoyment from a person’s situation …1984 sl.
– PISS UP to ruin, to make a mess of …1937 sl.
– PLAY HELL WITH to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PLAY OLD HARRY WITH to play the devil or the mischief with; to work mischief upon; to ruin …1837
– PLAY THE BEAR to damage, to spoil, to ruin …1888 Eng. dial.
– PLAY THE DEVIL WITH to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PLAY WHALEY to blunder, to fail; to play havoc with something; to spoil, to ruin; to make a mistake …1897 Amer. dial.
– PLAY WHALEY WITH to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PUNCH to fail at or to ruin something; esp. to fail a course in school …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– PUT IN COLD STORAGE to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PUT ON ICE to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PUT ON THE EXTINGUISHER to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PUT THE CRAB ON to ruin or spoil …1930 US sl.
– PUT THE FINISHER ON to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PUT THE FREEZE ON to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PUT THE KIBOSH ON to frustrate, to ruin, to prevent, to jeopardize …1830s sl.
– PUT THE KYBOSH ON to frustrate, to ruin, to prevent, to jeopardize …1830s sl.
– PUT THE MOCKERS ON to ruin, thwart or jinx …Brit. sl.
– PUT THE SETTLER ON to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PUT THE SKIDS UNDER to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– QUEER to spoil something; to ruin something; to interfere with something; to put out of order …1812 UK sl.
– RIMRACK to ruin, to cheat; to behave riotously …1841 Amer. dial.
– ROT to spoil or ruin an action, plan, etc. E20 sl.
– RUB OUT to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PUCKAROO;  PUCKEROO;  PUKAROO;  PUKARU to break, to destroy, to ruin; to kill …1840 NZ sl.
​- SAUCE to ruin …1990s US students’ sl.
– SEND TO GLORY to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SEND TO THE DOGS to send to destruction or ruin; to throw out, to discard as worthless …1556
– SEW UP to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SHATTER to ruin, to put an end to, to utterly destroy …L17
– SNAFU to mess up, to make a blunder; to ruin something …M20 US sl.
– STUMP to ruin …Bk1904 sl.
– TEAR SOMEONE A NEW ASS to ruin or destroy someone …1973 Amer. sl.
– THRING DOWN to throw down by force; to thrust or knock down; to overthrow; to bring to ruin …c1375 obs.
– TINE to ruin, to destroy, to bring to nought …a1300 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– TINE to be lost, ruined, or destroyed; to perish …1300s chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– TO-SPILL to confound, to ruin utterly …a1300 obs.
– TURN TO SHIT to be ruined or destroyed; to deteriorate; to go to pieces …1988 sl.
– WASH UP to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– WIPE OUT to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– WIPE UP to ruin; to destroy …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
RUINS (as a building, etc.) – ADJECTIVES
– SUBRUINAN underneath ruins …1881
 
RUINS (as a building, etc.) – NOUNS
– DECAYS dilapidations; ruined remains, ruins, debris, detritus; rarely in singular …1582 obs.
– FALLING a fragment of a building, a ruin …1382
– MASURES ruins of buildings; squalid and tumble-down habitations …1623 obs. rare
– RABBLE a carelessly erected building, wall, etc; a confused or ruinous mass; anything ruinous or dilapidated; any kind of building falling into decay …1866 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– REESHLE a tottering ruin; a loose heap …1886 Sc.
 
RULE, RULED, RULER, RULING – ADJECTIVES
– CHICKEN-PECKED under the rule of a girl; governed by a child …1786 humorous nonce word
– IMPERANT commanding, ruling …1617 obs.
– IMPERATE commanded, ruled …c1470 obs.
– IMPERIOUS exercising a commanding influence; ruling, sovereign, dominant; having a commanding position, aspect, demeanour, etc.; majestic, stately …1592 obs.
– IMPERIOUS having the rank of or befitting an emperor or supreme ruler …c1586 obs.
– PANARCHIC all-ruling, all-governing …1610 nonce word obs.
– REGITIVE ruling, governing …a1412 obs. rare
– SALSIPOTENT ruling the sea …1575 obs. rare
– UNDER THE WAND subject to the rule of a person …c1400 Sc. obs.
– UNDER THE YARD under the rule, control, or discipline of …c1386 obs.
 
RULE etc. – NOUNS
– FAR a hard and fast rule …1991 US sl.
– LEADING government, rule …c1375 obs.
– MASTERDOM the condition of being a master or ruler; dominion, rule, ascendancy, control …1588 obs.
– OMNIREGENCY all-ruling condition; universal rule …1616 obs.
– ONWALD power, rule, authority …c893 obs.
– SIGNORY lordship, domination, rule …c1375
 
RULE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– DAME a female ruler, superior, or head; the superior of a nunnery, an abbess …a1225 obs.
– DECAN a chief or ruler of ten …1569 obs.
– DICTOUR a ruler, judge or guardian …c1440 obs.
– DUKE a leader; a leader of an army; a captain or general; a chief, a ruler …c1275 obs.
– DYNAST one in power; a ruler, lord, chief, potentate, esp. a hereditary ruler; a member or founder of a dynasty …1631
– GENERAL a commander, a leader; a ruler …1582
– GERENT one who holds an office; a manager, a ruler …1576 rare
– GIOUR a ruler; a guide …Bk1886 obs.
– HEAD a person to whom others are subordinate; a chief, a captain, a commander, a ruler, a leader, a principal person …c897
– IMPERATOR absolute ruler, emperor; commander, ruler …1588
– MASTER one having direction or control over the action of others; a director, a leader, a chief, a commander; a ruler, a governor …c1000 obs.
– MASTER-MAN an artisan or tradesman who sets up for himself; an employer; an overlooker, a ruler, a governor …1794 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MODERATOR a ruler, a governor, a director …a1398 obs.
– MONARCH in early use: a sole and absolute ruler of a state; subsequently also: any ruler or sovereign bearing the title of king, queen, emperor, empress, or the equivalent of one of these …a1439
– MONOCRAT a person who rules alone; an autocrat …1848
– OMNIARCH ruler of all things …1848
– ORDAINER one who puts or keeps in order; a manager, a director, a ruler …c1290 obs.
– PARAMOUNT supreme ruler or proprietor …c1645  
– SATRAP a subordinate ruler; often suggesting an imputation of tyranny or ostentatious splendour …c1380
– SATRAPESS a female subordinate ruler …1832
– SIRE a lord or ruler of a specified place …a1300 obs.
– SUFFREYN a sovereign ruler, monarch …a1500 obs.
– SULTAN an absolute ruler; a despot, a tyrant …1648
– TITHINGMAN a chief or ruler of ten …c1000 obs.
– TOPARCH the ruler or prince of a small district, city, or petty state; a petty ‘king’ …1640 
– WALDEND a ruler, a governor …c888 obs.
– YEMER a keeper, a guardian; a ruler …c1330 obs.
 
RULE etc. – VERBS
– GUY to command an army, etc.; to govern or rule a country; to administer or manage affairs or an office …c1330 obs.
– IMPERATE to command, to rule, to govern …1599 obs.
– IMPERIALIZE to act imperially, to act the part of an emperor or absolute ruler …1634 obs.
– MAN to be the master of; to manage, to rule …c1330 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RATE to rule, to govern …1854 Eng. dial.
– SIGNORIZE to rule, to reign, to have or exercise dominion; usually with ‘in’ or ‘over’ …1594 obs.
– WARD to rule, to govern a land or people; to administer an estate; to act as guardian to a child …a1000 obs.
– WIELD THE SCEPTRE to exercise supreme authority, to rule …L16
– YEME to have the command or oversight of; to rule, to govern, to manage, to control …c1000 obs.
 
RULES – NOUNS
– GIG a demerit; a report of deficiency or breach of rules …1940s Amer. services’ sl.
– MILLER’S RULE the rule where everyone takes his turn as he comes …1954 Amer. dial.
– MILLER’S TURN the rule where everyone takes his turn as he comes …1899 Amer. dial.
– PACKING-HOUSE RULES no rules at all …L19 sl.
– RAFFERTY RULES no rules whatsoever, anything goes …1918 Aust. & NZ sl.
– RAFFERTY’S RULES no rules whatsoever, anything goes …1918 Aust. & NZ sl.
– RATIONALE a set of reasoned rules or directions …1657 obs.
– SKETCH the rules, the situation …2000s sl.
 
RULES – NOUNS, PERSON
– DEAD PIGEON one who has been caught breaking a rule or committing a crime …1910s US prison sl.
– PRECISIAN a person who adheres punctiliously to the observance of rules or forms, esp. in matters of religion 
 
RULES – PHRASES
– ACCORDING TO HOYLE in keeping with established rules and norms …1904 US sl.
 
RULES – VERBS
– BREAK OVER to violate a rule or a resolution …c1937 Amer. dial.
– KEEP ONE’S NOSE CLEAN to follow rules and regulations meticulously so as to avoid any blame …Aust. sl.
 
RUM – NOUNS
– ACID rum …1965 Barbados sl.
– CALIBOGUS a mixture of rum and spruce-beer …1785 US
– CALLIBOGUS a mixture of rum and spruce beer …1758 Amer. sl.
– CANARY a glass of gin, rum, or any ardent spirits …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CHAIN LIGHTNING cheap potent whisky or rum …1837 US sl.
– CLEAR CRYSTAL white spirits, esp. gin; loosely, brandy and rum …c1860 sl.
– DAD AND MUM rum or the cordial Bonox and rum …20C Aust. rhyming sl.
– DARK AND DIRTY rum and coke (Coca-Cola) …1979 UK sl., orig. Royal Marines
– DARU rum …1965 Barbados sl.
– THE DEMON RUM alcohol or liquor, esp. rum …E20 US sl.
– JACK illegally distilled rum …20C W. Indies sl.
– JACK IRON a form of unlicensed and very potent rum, distilled secretly in the countryside …20C W. Indies sl.
– KILL-DEVIL brandy or rum, or newly-made rum …1639 colloq. obs.
– KINGDOM COME rum …20C Brit. rhyming sl.
– LARGIE a 750 ml (26 fl.oz.) bottle of rum ..1970s W. Indies & Barbados
– MAINSHEET rum and water …L19 W. Indies
– MATRIMONY a mixture of gin and whisky, or gin and rum …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– METHODIST-CREAM rum when used in tea …1895 Eng. dial.
– MOOSE MILK a drink made of coffee, milk, and rum, mostly rum …1958 Amer. sl.
– MOUNTAIN DEW rum, distilled illegally …1926 Trinidad and Tobago
– MUR rum …1859 back-slang
– NELSON’S BLOOD rum; navy rum …19C Brit. sl.
– O-BE-JOYFUL rum; brandy; whisky; liquor in general …1815 sl. brandy …E19 sl.
– OH-BE-CHEERFUL brandy; whisky; rum; liquor in general …1815 sl. 
– OH-BE-JOYFUL  brandy, whisky, rum; liquor …1815 US sl.
– OLD SHOES rum …L19 sl.
– Q.Q. a Quarter-Quart of rum …1950s W. Indies sl.
– QUARTERN O’FINGER a measure of rum …M19 sl.
– RAISE-MY-THOUGHTS a drink of rum …1900s W. Indies sl.
– RED-CAPER a jocular term for rum when taken in tea …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– RED-WOOSTED rum …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SERGEANT-MAJOR(‘S) strong sweet tea; tea with rum …1925 Brit. military sl.
– SIPPERS a sip of rum, esp. from another’s tot, as a reward for some service or  in celebration …1944 Brit. sl.
– TOM THUMB rum …1905 rhyming sl., orig. Aust.
– WHITE EYE New England rum …1827 Amer. dial.
 
RUM – NOUNS, PERSON
– BAY HORSE JOCKEY one who drinks bay rum …1965 US sl.
 
RUM – VERBS
– FIRE THE ACID to drink rum …20C W. Indies sl.
– SWALLOW A SAILOR to get drunk on rum …L19 UK port sl.
 
RUMBLE, RUMBLING – NOUNS
– BLUITER a rumbling noise …Bk1911 Sc.
– DUNDER a loud, reverberating noise; a loud rumble …1780 & Eng. dial.
– GROWLERY a growling, rumbling, or grumbling …1830
– REEMISH a loud, rumbling noise, esp. the sound caused by a body falling; a weighty stroke or blow …1742 Sc.
– REMISH a loud, rumbling noise, esp. the sound caused by a body falling; a weighty stroke or blow …1742 Sc.
 
RUMBLE etc. – VERBS
– BLUITER to make a rumbling noise …Bk1911 Sc.
– DUNDER to make a loud, deep, resounding noise; to reverberate, to rumble …1724 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GURL to rumble, to growl …c1380 obs. exc. Sc.
– REEMISH;  REMISH to make a loud, rumbling noise …Bk1904 Sc.
 
RUMMAGE – NOUNS
– SCRINGE a prying, an eager search; a thorough rummage; a gleaning …Bk1904 Sc.
 
RUMMAGE – VERBS
– FAIK to rummage, as in a drawer …1950 Sc.
– HAIK to search, to rummage, as in a drawer, etc. …1956 Sc.
– RAMSACK to ransack; to search through in an exhaustive, messy or destructive way; to rummage …1837 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– RAMSHACK to ransack; to search through in an exhaustive, messy or destructive way; to rummage …1901 Amer. dial.
– RAMSHAG to ransack; to search through in an exhaustive, messy or destructive way; to rummage …1959 Amer. dial.
– SCROUNGE to hunt about, to rummage …1960s sl.
– SKIRMISH to search, to scout, to rummage; to hunt up, to search out …1864 Amer. dial.
– SKIRMISH ABOUT to search, to scout, to rummage; to hunt up, to search out …1878 Amer. dial.
– SKIRMISH AROUND to search, to scout, to rummage; to hunt up, to search out …1907 Amer. dial.
– SKIRMISH UP to search, to scout, to rummage; to hunt up, to search out …1935 Amer. dial.
– WALE to rummage, to search about in, to grope through …1869 Sc.
 
RUMOUR – ADJECTIVES
– BREME of a report or rumour: loudly or strongly current or prevalent, much spoken of …a1535 obs.
– RUMOROUS of the nature of rumour …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– RUNNING of a rumour, report, etc.: spreading rapidly; that is passed quickly from mouth to mouth …1570
– WAFF of a story, report, or rumour: floating, general, of unspecified origin …1753 Sc.
 
RUMOUR – NOUNS
– BAGMAN’S GAZETTE mythical source of bush rumours …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– BALK a false rumour …1859 Eng. dial. sl.
– BLACK DISPATCH a rumour on which no reliance can be placed …Bk1892 Amer. sl.
– BREEZE rumour …Bk1892 Amer. sl.
– BUZZ a busy rumour …1612
– CANARD an extravagant, or absurd story circulated to impose on people’s credulity; a rumour, hoax, a false report …1864 
– CLISH-MA-CLAVER idle or foolish talk; gossip; nonsense; false or scandalous reports, rumour ..1728 Sc.
– CLOTHESLINE rumour …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– COOK’S GALLEY YARN a rumour on which no reliance can be placed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– CRY rumour, public report …1569
– DAILY NEWS latrine rumours …Amer. World War I sl.
– DAME RUMOUR rumour …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– EVENING WHEEZE false news, rumours …L19 sl.
– FAKE a false rumour or false story of any kind; an invented newspaper story …1851 sl., orig. criminals’ usage
– FAKELOO a false rumour or false story; a yarn intended to deceive …1926 Amer. sl.
– FURPHY a false report or rumour; an absurd story …1915 Aust. sl.
– GALLEY NEWS a rumour on which no reliance can be placed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GALLEY-PACKET a made-up story, a lie; an unfounded rumour …1867
– GALLEY YARN a rumour on which no reliance can be placed; an incredible story …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GRAPEVINE rumour …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HEARING something heard; information, a report, rumour, news; something to talk about …a1300 Eng. dial.
– HEAR-TELL rumour …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– KAS-KAS rumour-mongering …1950s W. Indies
– LATEST COOKHOUSE OFFICIAL a rumour on which no reliance can be placed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LATRINE RUMOUR startling news, almost always incorrect; any rumour, esp. one which is alleged to spread at the latrine…Amer. World War I sl.
– THE LATRINE WIRELESS a rumour …World War II Aust. army sl.
– LATRINO a ‘latrinogram’, ‘latrine rumour’; false news, a wild story …1940 army officers’ sl.
– LATRINOGRAM ‘latrine rumour’; false news, a wild story …1939 army officers’ sl.
– MAIL a rumour; a report; a racing tip; information on crime …1960s Aust. sl.
– MULGA the bush telegraph; misleading information, rumour …1899 Aust. sl.
– MULGA WIRE the bush telegraph; misleading information, rumour …1899 Aust. sl.
– NIGGERGRAM a stupid rumour; demeaning gossip …20C W. Indies sl., derogatory
– NIGGER-MOUTH a stupid rumour; demeaning gossip …20C W. Indies sl., derogatory
– NOISE rumour …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NORATION an announcement, rumour, or a long, rambling account …1853 Amer. dial.
– OPINION report, rumour …c1380 obs.
– RANDERS idle or incoherent talk; idle rumours …Bk1905 Sc.
– RAVE a vague report, an uncertain rumour; a story which is not very credible …1882 Sc.
– REVERIE a vague report, a rumour …1787 Sc.
– ROAD TALK gossip, a rumour …1982 Bahamas
– ROORBACK a defamatory rumour circulated before an election …Bk1892 Amer. sl.
– RUMIGERATION a spreading a rumour or report abroad; a carrying tales …B1900
– SAY-SO rumour …Bk1892 Amer. sl.
– SCAM misleading information, rumour …1972 sl.
– SCUTTLEBUTT misleading information, rumour …1901 sl., orig. US
– SKEALT story, talk, rumour …c1580 obs.
– SKINDER gossip, slanderous rumour …1979 S. Afr.
– SKINNER gossip, slanderous rumour …1979 S. Afr.
– SKINNY the latest information; inside information; rumour or fact …1959 US sl.
– VCR a vicious campus rumour …1966 US sl.
– WHISPER a rumour …1596 UK sl.
– WORD, THE gossip, rumours …1961 US sl.
– YEHUDI a rumour …Bk1942 US sl.
 
RUMOUR – NOUNS, PERSON
– BALLHOPPER one who is deliberately deceptive or tells fabrications’ a rumour-monger  …1972 Irish sl. 
– THE BLACK EAGLE the guy you get all your confidential latrine rumours from …Bk1944 service sl.
– DOPE HEAD one given to spreading false information and rumours …World War II Amer. sl.
– GASHMU a boy who was found guilty of initiating or spreading a false report concerning any of his schoolmates …1910 Sc. obs.
– GAZETTE a newsmonger; one who spreads rumours …1702
– SCANDAL-MONGER a person who spreads scandal or gossip; one who spreads defamatory reports or rumours concerning the character or reputation of others …1721
– SCLAIVER a gossip, a rumour-monger, a slanderer …1920 Sc.
– TALK OF THE TOWN one who is the subject of gossip or rumour …Bk1988 Aust. sl. 
 
RUMOUR – VERBS
– BLAZE to vilify, to calumniate; to spread rumours …Bk1911 Sc.
– BRING A BONE to spread a rumour or story …c1965 Amer. dial.
– BUZZ to spread as a rumour, with whispering or busy talk …1616
– CARRY A BONE to spread a rumour or story …1912 Amer. dial.
– EARWIG to gossip, esp. maliciously; to feed another with unpleasant rumours …19C sl.
– NORATE to rumour, to report; to advertise; to spread by word of mouth …1851 Amer. dial.
– QUICK of a rumour: to arise, to spread …c1425 obs. rare
– RAISE THE WIND to create a rumour; to make up stories …L19 sl.
– RAVE to rake up a story against anyone …1847 Eng. dial.
– REEVE to rumour …1874 Sc. obs.
– RUMIFORATE to rumour; to spread about by report …B1900
– SCLAVE to spread a story though gossip or tittle-tattle; to rumour-monger; spec. of malicious rumours, to slander, to defame, to calumniate …1825 Sc.
– SKAIL to spread a rumour, tale, etc. …1375 obs.
 
RUMPLE, RUMPLED – ADJECTIVES
– DOG-EARED worn, creased, and rumpled; shabby, unkempt …19C Amer. sl.
– MALAGRUIZED in disorder, rumpled …1864 Sc.
– MALAGRUZED in disorder, rumpled …1864 Sc.
– RUMPLETY crumpled, rumpled …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
RUMPLE etc. – VERBS
– GRUGGLE to disorder or disfigure by much handling; to rumple, to crumple, to crease …1804 Sc.
– MISCOMFRUMPLE to rumple, to crease; e.g. if one female sits so close to another as to rumple or crease her dress by pressing or sitting on it, she is said to ‘miscomfrumple’ it …1854 Eng. dial.
– MISGOOGLE to disfigure, to spoil, to mar; to handle roughly; to rumple …1742 Sc. 
– MISGRUGLE to disfigure, to spoil, to mar; to handle roughly; to rumple …1742 Sc. 
– MISGUGGLE to disfigure, to spoil, to mar; to handle roughly; to rumple …1742 Sc. 
– MUCKLE UP to disarrange, to jumble, to rumple …1970 Amer. dial.
– MUSS to make untidy; to rumple …19C sl.
– NAFFLE to rumple; to mess …1864 Sc.
– SCRUPLE to rumple; to twist up; to wrinkle …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– TAFFLE to handle roughly, to ruffle, to rumple, to disarrange …1842 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TEW to shake, to toss; to keep in motion; to rumple, to disarrange; to tumble; to pull about …1870 Eng. dial.
– WAFFLE to crease, to crinkle, to rumple …1825 Sc.
– WOOL to rumple, to tousle; to play roughly with …1864 Amer. sl.
 
RUMPUS – NOUNS
– CATARUMPUS a commotion, a rumpus …1848 US sl.
– CATOUSE an uproar, a commotion, a din, tumult, rumpus, row, disturbance …1890 Amer. dial.
– HICKBOO a rumpus; a bombardment …Amer. World War I sl.
– KATOWSE an uproar, a commotion, a tumult, rumpus, row, disturbance …1859 Amer. dial.
– KELTON HILL FAIR a rumpus, a noisy uproar …1912 Sc.
 
RUMPUS – VERBS
– CAVE to rave, to rage, to get in a passion; to be angry, to make a rumpus …1902 Amer. dial.
– CAVE AROUND to rave, to rage, to get in a passion; to be angry, to make a rumpus …1916 Amer. dial.