\ ˈbəmd How to pronounce bummed (audio) \
variants: or bummed out

Definition of bummed

US, informal
: in low spirits : unhappy, depressed, disappointed Morale at Mirage is practically nonexistent. Having been extended ninety days more has everyone terminally bummed.— Dick Runels I was so bummed. I was going to have to relive the sixties.— Polly Frost The awful truth about their past leaves them pretty bummed out— Michael Sauter

Examples of bummed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web She gets bummed when the astrology posts use pictures from NASA’s Mariner 10 spacecraft instead. Marina Koren, The Atlantic, 28 May 2022 But the Wave, to their credit, seemed bummed by their performance Sunday in Seattle. Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 May 2022 Adrian Belew is still bummed about not being asked to be part of the 2013 re-formation. David Browne, Rolling Stone, 18 Mar. 2022 Hopkins has dealt with a bummed hamstring which limited his playing time in that same game. Dana Scott, The Arizona Republic, 31 Oct. 2021 Obviously a little bummed out but hopefully a chance to get rested up and well and be back hopefully sooner rather than later. Fox News, 8 Aug. 2021 If you’re bummed that the Warriors failed in their mission to land Bradley Beal, or Damian Lillard, or even Pascal Siakam, and seem resigned to rolling the dice by using their top draft picks as draft picks rather than trade chips — take heart. Scott Ostler, San Francisco Chronicle, 28 July 2021 For the bookish, the bummed, and the British, the Fall represent a fading type of bedlam brought on by the presence of a true punk anti-hero. Washington Post, 16 July 2021 Meantime, a couple of Giants pitchers asked about Tatis said they’re bummed not just for the Padres but for the sport. John Shea, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of bummed

1970, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jun 2022

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“Bummed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bummed. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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