bummer bummer  /ˈbə mər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an experience that is irritating or frustrating or disappointing
  2. (n) a bad reaction to a hallucinogenic drug

Usage(s):

  1. Since the V-Phone must plug directly into a PC, it can be a bummer if that PC is hidden under a desk.
  2. But supporters of legalization may have been handed their most convincing factor yet: the bummer economy.
  3. It's a bummer that the camera doesn't shoot video.

News

  1. 'Veronica Mars' movie: Tina Majorino in as Mac

    What would a "Veronica Mars" movie be without Tina Majornio as V's tech-savvy female bestie Mac? A bummer, that's what.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Zap2It

  2. Taan Closes in Adams Morgan

    Adams Morgan ramen shop Taan has closed after less than eight months of business. The restaurant tweeted the news this afternoon, and then followed up with "it is a total bummer and it has been my whole life....was not my decision" and then "changing the concept...apparently..."
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Washington City Paper

  3. Cover Letters: Applying To Be A Part-Time Landscaper

    via PostcardMania.com Every day I apply to jobs. Sometimes two, or three or 20. The positions range from sperm donor to seventh grade teacher. The entire process is a humiliating bummer, but the applications do occasionally provide delusional fragments of an alternate life, as well as opportunities for personal reflections. Cover Letters explores these fragments [...]
    on June 10, 2013     Source: MTV

Quotes

  1. "It was a bummer to get lapped so many times," Patrick said.
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Danica Patrick Source: ESPN

  2. Ferrell said he was unaware that his approval ratings were low because he had several months ago declared the Oval Office a "bummer free zone."
    on Oct 23, 2008 By: Will Ferrell Source: FOXNews

  3. "It's definitely a bummer," Kielty said Wednesday. "Right now I could play on it, but we're deciding that the best thing is to make sure it's good for the season."
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Bobby Kielty Source: SI.com

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