Definitions English

  • The partially dried fruit of any of several varieties of the common plum, Prunus domestica.
  • Any kind of plum that can be dried without spoiling.
  • Slang An ill-tempered, stupid, or incompetent person.
  • Slang To make a facial expression exhibiting ill temper or disgust: "Their faces prune at the slightest provocation” ( James Wolcott).
  • To cut off or remove dead or living parts or branches of (a plant, for example) to improve shape or growth.
  • To remove or cut out as superfluous.
  • To reduce: prune a budget.
  • To remove what is superfluous or undesirable.