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Webster 1913 Edition


Stram

Stram

,
Verb.
T.
[Cf. LG.
strammen
to strain, straiten, stretch, D.
stram
strained, tight, G.
stramm
.]
To spring or recoil with violence.
[Prov. Eng.]

Stram

,
Verb.
T.
To dash down; to beat.
[Prov. Eng.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Stram

STRAM

,
Verb.
I.
To spread out the limbs; to sprawl. [Local and vulgar.]

Definition 2021


stram

stram

See also: štram

English

Verb

stram (third-person singular simple present strams, present participle stramming, simple past and past participle strammed)

  1. (Britain, dialect, obsolete) To dash down; to beat.
  2. To spring or recoil with violence.


Danish

Etymology

From Middle Low German stram.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /stram/, [sd̥ʁɑmˀ]

Adjective

stram

  1. tight, taut
  2. strict, stringent
  3. stiff, severe, forbidding, acid, sour
  4. pungent, acrid

Inflection

Inflection of stram
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular stram strammere strammest2
Neuter singular stramt strammere strammest2
Plural stramme strammere strammest2
Definite attributive1 stramme strammere strammeste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Verb

stram

  1. imperative of stramme

Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

stram

  1. imperative of stramme