bum-rushed; bum-rushing; bum-rushes

transitive verb

: to attack or seize with an overpowering rush
bum-rush the stage

Word History

First Known Use

1985, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bum-rush was in 1985

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“Bum-rush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bum-rush. Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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