bum-rush

verb
\ ˈbəm-ˈrəsh How to pronounce bum-rush (audio) \
bum-rushed; bum-rushing; bum-rushes

Definition of bum-rush

transitive verb

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

First Known Use of bum-rush

1985, in the meaning defined above

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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 7 Mar. 2021.

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bum-rush

verb

English Language Learners Definition of bum-rush

chiefly US : to attack or move toward (someone or something) in a forceful and violent way

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