Definition of brume in English:



mass nounliterary
  • Mist or fog.

    ‘the birds rise like brume’
    • ‘Some Examples: The glauzy and noisome Soul-Siphon settles like a brume.’
    • ‘It had dissipated like a brume in a breeze.’
    • ‘‘I can't wait until the summer,’ Ken told him, but while keeping his face pointed out into space, as if he could somehow see a vision of himself and Caden at the ocean under the warm sun somewhere out there in the gloomy brume.’
    haze, fog, smog, murk, cloud, cloudiness, mistiness, scotch mist, haar, vapour, drizzle, spray
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Early 18th century: from French, from Latin bruma ‘winter’.