BUM (bummed, bumming)
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Dictionary entry overview: What does bum mean?
• BUM (noun)
The noun BUM has 4 senses:
1. a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
2. a disreputable vagrant
3. person who does no work
4. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
Familiarity information: BUM used as a noun is uncommon.
• BUM (adjective)
The adjective BUM has 1 sense:
1. of very poor quality; flimsy
Familiarity information: BUM used as an adjective is very rare.
• BUM (verb)
The verb BUM has 2 senses:
1. ask for and get free; be a parasite
2. be lazy or idle
Familiarity information: BUM used as a verb is rare.
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