Definition of fruit gum in English:

fruit gum

noun

  • A firm, jelly-like, fruit-flavoured sweet made with gelatin or gum arabic.

    • ‘This is an evening entirely without the snobbery that so often infects theatre: you can eat fruit gums all the way through, and nobody minds if the kids sing along with the songs they know.’
    • ‘Even his mouth is sweet, like he'd been chewing fruit gum or something.’
    • ‘Some had sporting themes such as horse racing or football, and prizes would vary from a packet of fruit gums to a pack of cigarettes.’
    • ‘Confectionery such as this and fruit gums will generally cause blood sugar levels to sky-rocket and induce surges of insulin.’
    • ‘Yet the Zanucks have been married now for 12 years - an eternity by Hollywood's standards, where marriages last about as long as a fruit gum.’

Pronunciation:

fruit gum

/ˈfruːtɡʌm/