bumming bumming

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. But after graduating from Yale in 1971, Deanwho didn't want to follow his friends to law schoolspent a year skiing and bumming around Aspen, Colo.
  2. They also want to know more about it for the day when their jet airliners may be bumming rides on the stream, possibly cutting schedules and fuel consumption by 30%.

News

  • Vince Gilligan Cried Writing the End of Breaking Bad

    We hate to constantly remind you of sad news, but Breaking Bad is almost over. (Well, first it has to start back up again. But then it will end, as all things do, to everything there is a season, sunrise, sunset, etc.) And if it's bumming you out, take heart: ... More »
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Vulture

Quotes

  1. "I don't really drink-I'll have a glass of wine once in a while," said Seinfeld. "But if I'm really bumming about something and want to just go to hell: 1 am, a bowl of cereal,"
    on Sep 25, 2008 By: Jerry Seinfeld Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "I haven't had a regular place to live since 2004," said Lee when he recently spoke to the Free Press. "I've been traveling and recording and bumming around for the last couple of years."
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Amos Lee Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. "I'll try this. I can have just one. I am not gonna get addicted. Then you start bumming. I'm bumming. I don't buy my own packs. I'm not addicted. Then you go through something that is hard or difficult or stressful and you buy your first pack and...
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Katherine Heigl Source: Seattle Times

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