Past Tense of Cum: Cummed or Came? (Pronunciation & Usage)

By Benjamin Essek

What Is The Past Tense Of Cum?

The past tense of cum is came or cummed. This is a slang and its preterite form is used in both ways, “cum” is considered both a regular verb and an irregular verb.

Although cummed is not nonstandard, people still use both of them.

In addition to cum past tense, below are active tense and other cum common tenses of third person singular, 1st, 2nd person pronoun, and its usage of tenses:

Simple Present He/She/It cums

I/You/We/They cum

Present Continuous He/She/It is cumming

I am cumming

You/We/They are cumming

Present Perfect He/She/It has cum/came

I/You/We/They have cum/came

Present Perfect Continuous He/She/It has been cumming

I/You/We/They have been cumming

Simple Past He/She/It/I/You/We/They cummed/came
Past Continuous I/He/She/It was cumming

You/We/They were cumming

Past Perfect He/She/It/I/You/We/They had cum/came
Past Perfect Continuous He/She/It/I/You/We/They had been cumming
Simple Future He/She/It/I/You/We/They will/shall cum
Future Continuous He/She/It/I/You/We/They will/shall be cumming
Future Perfect He/She/It/I/You/We/They will/shall have cum/came
Future Perfect Continuous He/She/It/I/You/We/They will/shall have been cumming

To know how to correctly pronounce “cummed” as native speakers, you can watch this video:


The IPA transcription of “cummed” is /kʌmd/. You need to pronounce the basic form “cum”: /kʌm/ and add the “d” sound at the end of this singular form.

The table below can help you correctly pronounce the common forms of cum (finite form, past form, and past participle form).

Form of word


cum /kʌm/ /kʌm/
came/cummed /keɪm/




came/cum /keɪm/




Definitions And How To Use Cum?

Cum is slang and doesn’t have any technical meaning. This visual vocabulary means to have an orgasm, to ejaculate, or to have the sense of having an orgasm.

Cum in past tense – cummed or came, is used to describe the completed action that happened in the past.


  • If a man cummed on a woman during sex, the woman would later be able to conceive.


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Past Tense Of Cum

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Fiona: How to pronounce the past tense of the verb cum exactly?

Kate: If you want to pronounce ..., it will be /kʌmd/, and came will be pronounced /keɪm/.

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The verb "......" is also used to join two nouns, indicating that a person or thing does two things or has two purposes. You could say this is my bedroom-cum-study, or washcloths-cum-towels.

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Dave: Do you know the simple past tense of the verb slang cum?

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Dave: Are they different in certain contexts?

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Can Cum Be a Preposition?

Yes. Cum is often used as a preposition, with the meaning “with or along with”. It shows the relationship between two nouns.

This preposition is a loan word from Latin, so it can be called a Proto-ItalicLatin term. It has an entirely different meaning than its slang verb. In English, it has the formula <noun>-cum-<noun>. These nouns are used to denote characteristics or properties related to people/things, which are related to each other through cum.


  • Emily Brewster is a teacher-cum-environmentalist.
  • Emily Brewster created a balcony-cum-garden, but the plants she grows often wilt quickly.

Is Cum a Noun?

Yes. It is also a noun.  This visual vocabulary means male semen or female ejaculatory discharge.

Synonyms And Antonyms Of Cum

As a verb, synonyms of “cum” are ejaculate, climax, come, discharge, spurt, and have an orgasm.

As a noun, synonyms of “cum” are semen, spermatozoon, liquid body substance, bodily fluid, sperm, sperm cell, seminal fluid, and spermatozoan.

According to the Power Thesaurus, antonyms of “cum” can be named blue balls, blue vulva, blusterous, sexual frustration, unfulfilled sexual desire, and unrelieved sexual arousal.