or 'bam·a

[ bam-uh ]

  1. (sometimes initial capital letter) a person from Alabama or the southern U.S.: I’m proud to be a bama.

  2. an unsophisticated, unfashionable, or ignorant person; a hick: All these bamas don’t know a thing.

  1. (sometimes initial capital letter) of or relating to Alabama or the southern U.S.: spicy ‘bama flavors;a celebration of bama blackness.

  2. of or characteristic of a hick; unsophisticated, unfashionable, or ignorant: Those boots are so bama.

Origin of bama

Shortening of Alabama

Words Nearby bama Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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