- 1 a person who has no home or job, and who asks other people for money or food
- 2 a lazy person who does nothing for other people or for society He's nothing but a no-good bum!
- 3(in compounds) a person who spends a lot of time doing a certain activity instead of on serious work a ski bum a beach bum
- 4(Canadian English) (informal) the part of the body that you sit on Idioms
to force someone/be forced to leave a place quickly He soon got the bum's rush from the club.
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