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bummer

noun

1 bummer

An experience that is irritating or frustrating or disappointing.

Roget 683: inactivity; inaction etc. 681; inertness etc. 172; obstinacy etc. 606.    lull etc. (cessation) ... show more



2 bummer

A bad reaction to a hallucinogenic drug.


Moby thesaurus: Arab, Bowery bum, adverse circumstances, adversity, affliction, aggravation, annoyance, bandit, beach bum, beachcomber, beggar, beggarly fellow, blight, blighter, bo, brigand, budmash, bum, cadger, caitiff ... show more.

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bum

noun

1 bum

A person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible:
— Throw the bum out.

synonyms: crumb, dirty dog, git, lowlife, puke, rat, rotter, scum bag, skunk, so-and-so ... show more.

Dutch: snertvent, rioolrat, stinker, bietser, boef, booswicht, element, galgeaas, galgebrok, galgenaas ... show more

2 bum

A vagrant:
— He tried to help the really down-and-out bums.

synonyms: hobo, tramp.

Roget 767: petitioner, solicitor, applicant; suppliant, supplicant; suitor, candidate, claimant, postulant, aspirant, competitor, bidder; place hunter, pot hunter; ... show more

Dutch: dakloze, landloper, vagebond, zwerver

3 bum

Person who does no work:
— A lazy bum.

synonyms: do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer.

Dutch: luiaard, nietsnut, rentenier
Polish: leń, leniuch, leniuszek, leniwiec, leser, nierób

4 bum

The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on.

synonyms: arse, ass, backside, behind, bottom, buns, butt, buttocks, can, derriere ... show more.

Dutch: achterste, achtersteven, achterwerk, batterij, bibs, bips, derrière, fundament, gat, hol ... show more
Polish: cztery litery, pupa, tyłek, zadek

verb

1 bum

Ask for and get free; be a parasite.

synonyms: cadge, grub, mooch, sponge.

Dutch: bedelen, bietsen, schooien, schooieren

2 bum

Be lazy or idle:
— Her son is just bumming around all day.

synonyms: arse about, arse around, bum about, bum around, frig around, fuck off, loaf, loll, loll around, lounge about ... show more.

Dutch: dagdieven, freewheelen, lanterfanten, leeglopen, luieren, luilakken, luiwammesen, lummelen, niksen, rondbanjeren ... show more

adjective

1 bum

Of very poor quality; flimsy.

synonyms: cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny.


Moby thesaurus: Arab, Bowery bum, amiss, arse, ass, backside, bad, barfy, bat around, beach bum, beachcomber, beg, beggar, beggarly fellow, bender, birr, blighter, bo, bombilate, bombinate ... show more.

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