bum bum  /ˈbəm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
  2. (n) a disreputable vagrant
  3. (n) person who does no work
  4. (n) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  5. (v) ask for and get free; be a parasite
  6. (v) be lazy or idle
  7. (adj) of very poor quality; flimsy

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In other words, it's a bum's manifesto, the greatest imaginable.
  2. It is the artfully projected world view of a casino entertainer, a glorified greeter, whose job it was to make old guys with bum tickers and second wives feel good about themselves.
  3. He had a two-day beard and reminded me of a fancy bumrather elegant, but my fear was up.

News

  1. Yes, you can support a Bum Phillips opera

    I cannot do anything better with this than what Stephanie Stradley did here at her Houston Chronicle Texans blog: Last April, online fan support helped create the Bum Phillips Opera. Now we need to kick the door down with some more money to get it produced. The world premiere of the opera is scheduled for March 2014 in New York City. The people putting it together are from Texas, and want to ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  2. Bernard D. ‘Bum’ Carey, 80

    Bernard D. "Bum" Carey, 80, of County Route 6, Schroeppel, (Phoenix), NY, died on Friday June 7, 2013, at the Manor at Seneca Hill, Volney. Continue reading ? The post Bernard D. ‘Bum’ Carey, 80 appeared first on Oswego County Today .
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Oswego County Today

  3. Bum Phillips’ life as an opera? Fans can make this happen

    Last April, online fan support helped create the Bum Phillips Opera. Now we need to kick the door down with some more money to get it produced. The world premiere of the opera is scheduled for March 2014 in New York City. The people putting it togeth...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "This is a bum rap, that's all," Stern said. "This is a bum rap, and if it is going to be laid on us it should be laid on us by basis of some people who are purported to be scholars in a publication that purports to hold us up to a higher...
    on May 4, 2007 By: David Stern Source: TheNewsTribune.com (registration)

  2. "It was hard to do under water with all my clothes on and with my bum legs and all," Foyt said. "I'll be honest, I was panicked a little bit."
    on Aug 2, 2007 By: AJ Foyt Source: SI.com

  3. "On the empathy issue, I personally think it's a bum rap," he said. "I don't see him lacking in empathy just because he doesn't blow his top at the slightest provocation."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Bill Clinton Source: ABC Online

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