bummed

adjective \ ˈbəmd \
variants: or bummed out
|Updated on: 7 Jun 2018

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

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1971

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