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bumf

[ buhmf ]
/ bʌmf /
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noun British.
Slang. toilet paper.
memoranda, official notices, or the like.
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Origin of bumf

1885–90; short for bumfodder.See bum2, fodder
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British Dictionary definitions for bumf

bumf

bumph

/ (bʌmf) /

noun British
informal, derogatory superfluous documents, forms, publicity material, etc
slang toilet paper

Word Origin for bumf

C19: short for earlier bumfodder; see bum 1
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