bum's rush

\ ˈbəmz- How to pronounce bum's rush (audio) \

Definition of bum's rush

: forcible eviction or dismissal

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Recent Examples on the Web Mattis got the bum's rush treatment from Obama, too. Fox News, "GOP chair says they will sue Chicago public schools for supporting political student walkout," 15 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of bum's rush

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Bum's rush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bum%27s%20rush. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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