[kroh-muh-lin] /ˈkroʊ mə lɪn/
a substance, C 23 H 14 Na 2 O 11 , used as a preventive inhalant for bronchial asthma and hay fever.
[kroh-mawrn, kruh-] /kroʊˈmɔrn, krə-/ noun 1. .
[kromp-tuh n] /ˈkrɒmp tən/ noun 1. Samuel, 1753–1827, English inventor of the spinning mule. /ˈkrɒmptən/ noun 1. Richmal, full name Richmal Crompton Lamburn. 1890–1969, British children’s author, best known for her Just William stories 2. Samuel. 1753–1827, British inventor of the spinning mule (1779)
adjective fine, acceptable Usage Note slang adjective Appearing legitimate but actually being spurious: These citations are indeed cromulent [a word used by the schoolteacher, Miss Hoover, in an episode of The Simpsons, in which she defended one made-up word by making up another]
[krom-wuh l, -wel; for 1–3 also kruhm-] /ˈkrɒm wəl, -wɛl; for 1–3 also ˈkrʌm-/ noun 1. Oliver, 1599–1658, English general, Puritan statesman, and Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland 1653–58. 2. his son, Richard, 1626–1712, English soldier, politician, Lord Protector of England 1658–59. 3. Thomas, Earl of Essex, 1485?–1540, English statesman. 4. a town […]