verb (used with object), bummed, bum·ming.
verb (used without object), bummed, bum·ming.
adjective, bum·mer, bum·mest.
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Idioms for bum
- living or traveling as or in a manner suggesting that of a hobo or tramp.
- in a state of disrepair or disorder: The oven is on the bum again.
Origin of bum1
Words nearby bum
Definition for bum (2 of 2)
noun Chiefly British Slang.
Origin of bum2
Example sentences from the Web for bum
It includes some of Miller’s last interviews before his death in 2018 at the age of 93 and shows how Miller pioneered the idea of being a ski bum, as well as what he lost by obsessively pursuing a life devoted to ski movies.A New Documentary Shows Warren Miller’s Darker Side|Heather Hansman|March 3, 2021|Outside Online
He’s less interested in working on the back end — to light a fire under some bums, so to speak.Environment Report: Climate Action Plan Is a Lotta Plan, Little Action|MacKenzie Elmer|March 1, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Rumours that Lego are producing a new clip-on Pippa Bum are unfounded.
Bum-boats selling goods before sunrising and after sunsetting are very hardly dealt with.
So Jack gave the cow to the man and took the Bum-clock himself, and started for home.
And when the man lifted the Bum-clock and put it in his pocket, everybody stopped jigging and dancing and everyone laughed loud.
An intelligent correspondent suggests that brandy would be about the thing, but that it should be labelled "Bay Bum."
They served us desserts made with Bum Berry goo As we danced to the tune of the didgeridoo.FreeChildrenStories.com Collection|Daniel Errico
British Dictionary definitions for bum (1 of 2)
Word Origin for bum
British Dictionary definitions for bum (2 of 2)
- living as a loafer or vagrant
- out of repair; broken
verb bums, bumming or bummed
Word Origin for bum
Idioms and Phrases with bum
In addition to the idioms beginning with bum
- bum around
- bum out
- bum rap
- bum steer
- on the blink (bum)