- (sometimes initial capital letter) a person from Alabama or the southern U.S.: I’m proud to be a bama.
- an unsophisticated, unfashionable, or ignorant person; a hick: All these bamas don’t know a thing.
- (sometimes initial capital letter) of or relating to Alabama or the southern U.S.: spicy ‘bama flavors;a celebration of bama blackness.
- of or characteristic of a hick; unsophisticated, unfashionable, or ignorant: Those boots are so bama.
Origin of bama
shortening of Alabama
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Examples from the Web for bama
Santorum was outspent five-to-one by Team Romney in 'bama and two-to-one in Mississippi.Romney’s Dixie Debacle in Mississippi and Alabama Primaries
March 14, 2012
Usher was in Charlotte Tuesday, and Edie Falco is Bama Da Binging all over the state.My Front Row Seat in the Nation's Strangest Swing State
October 30, 2008
When I got a piece along the road, I heard something go 124 bama fall of rock, or something, down the cliff.The Heart of Canyon Pass
Thomas K. Holmes