bummed

adjective
\ 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’s bummed about the proposal and mourning the loss of the beloved Dragon Eggs. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit's Union Street restaurant could be put out of business by new grocery store," 4 Feb. 2021 But the second one meant so much more because our team won state, which brought so many celebrations for the next few months….I’m really bummed that there isn’t state this year. Bob Narang, chicagotribune.com, "Lake Forest’s Kiley Rabjohns leaves a legacy on Lake County courts; ‘I didn’t expect it to be this fun’," 25 Oct. 2020 Instead of taking responsibility, Hunter claimed that a bummed cigarette must have been laced with it. Isaac Schorr, National Review, "Why Hunter?," 20 Oct. 2020 While many Voice fans are excited to see Gwen and Blake's real-life romance play out during the singing competition show, others are understandably bummed about Nick's departure. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Why Did Nick Jonas End Up Leaving 'The Voice'? Here's What We Know," 19 Oct. 2020 Initially, was kind of bummed about not being able to dine inside the bus, at the counter seating the repurposed vehicles been augmented with, like yesteryear. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, "A beloved taco-bus rides again in Huntsville," 9 Oct. 2020 Some watching at home, however, seemed bummed that no vote for Group B took place. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'The Masked Singer' Fans Are “Really, Really Mad” About Gremlin’s History-Making Reveal," 6 Oct. 2020 Reacting to the news, some fans seemed a bit bummed that the season 15 live shows would be put off another week. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'AGT' Fans Are Freaking Out Over the Show’s New Episode Announcement," 4 Aug. 2020 Though some viewers seem a little bummed about watching old auditions, the bright side is that new episodes will be coming out soon. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'AGT' Fans Have A Lot of Feelings About Tonight's Episode Announcement," 21 July 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'bummed.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of bummed

1970, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about bummed

Statistics for bummed

Last Updated

21 Feb 2021

Cite this Entry

“Bummed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bummed. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on bummed

What made you want to look up bummed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

February 2021 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of perdure?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!