HyperDic: bum

English > 7 senses of the word bum:
NOUNperson bum, rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, gita person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
person bum, tramp, hoboa disreputable vagrant
person bum, idler, loafer, do-nothing, layaboutperson who does no work
bodybum, buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, assthe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
VERBpossessionbum, mooch, cadge, grub, spongeask for and get free
stativebum, bum around, bum about, arse around, arse about, fuck off, loaf, frig around, waste one's time, lounge around, loll, loll around, lounge aboutbe lazy or idle
ADJECTIVEallbum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinnyof very poor quality
bum > pronunciation
Soundsbah'm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > bum: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf very poor quality; flimsy.
Synonymscheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny
BroaderinferiorOf low or inferior quality
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbarato, caseoso, chungo, malo
Catalanfotut
Nounsbuma person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
English > bum: 7 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible.
Example "throw the bum out"
Synonymsrotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git
Broaderunpleasant person, disagreeable personA person who is not pleasant or agreeable
Spanishbribón, cabrón, canalla, fulano, Fulano, gilipollas, git, miserable, perro, rata, sinvergüenza, vagabundo, villano, vómito, zorro
Catalanbrètol, cabró, canalla, fill de puta, gilipollas, git, pocavergonya, rata
Adjectivesbumof very poor quality
English > bum: 7 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA disreputable vagrant.
Example "he tried to help the really down-and-out bums"
Synonymstramp, hobo
Narrowerdosser, street personsomeone who sleeps in any convenient place
Broadervagrant, drifter, floater, vagabond, clochardA wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
Spanishhobo, indigente, mendigo, vagabundo
Catalanhobo, polissó, rodamón
English > bum: 7 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningperson who does no work.
Example"a lazy bum"
Synonymsidler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout
Narrowerclock watcherA worker preoccupied with the arrival of quitting time
couch potatoAn idler who spends much time on a couch (usually watching television)
dallier, dillydallier, dilly-dallier, mope, loungersomeone who wastes time
dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, pokesomeone who takes more time than necessary
daydreamer, woolgatherersomeone who indulges in idle or absentminded daydreaming
goldbrick, goof-off, ne'er-do-well, good-for-nothing, no-account, good-for-naughtAn idle worthless person
lazybonesA lazy person
lie-abed, slugabedA person who stays in bed until a relatively late hour
loonA worthless lazy fellow
slacker, shirkerA person who shirks / shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)
sluggard, slugAn idle slothful person
spivA person without employment who makes money by various dubious schemes
sunbathersomeone who basks in the sunshine in order to get a suntan
triflerOne who behaves lightly or not seriously
whittlersomeone who whittles (usually as an idle pastime)
BroadernonworkerA person who does nothing
Spanishgandul, haragán, holgazán, ocioso, vago
Catalandropo, gandul, mandrós
Verbsbumask for and get free
English > bum: 7 senses > noun 4, body
MeaningThe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on.
Synonymsbuttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass
Part oftorso, trunk, bodyThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishancas, ano, as de oros, asentaderas, asiento, cachas, cachetes, cola, culo, fin, fondo, glúteos, grupa, keister, nalga, nalgas, ocóte, pandero, pompis, posaderas, posas, posterior, poto, rulé, suelo, trasero, tras, traste, tuje
Catalancul, darrere, keister, natges, natja, pandero, paner, posterior, tafanari
English > bum: 7 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningask for and get free; be a parasite.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsmooch, cadge, grub, sponge
NarrowerfreeloadLive off somebody's generosity
BroaderobtainCome into possession of
Spanishgorronear
Catalangorrejar
Nounsbumperson who does no work
English > bum: 7 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe lazy or idle.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"Her son is just bumming around all day"
Synonymsbum around, bum about, arse around, arse about, fuck off, loaf, frig around, waste one's time, lounge around, loll, loll around, lounge about
Broaderidle, laze, slug, stagnateBe idle
Spanishharaganear

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