the bum's rush

noun phrase

Definition of the bum's rush

chiefly US, informal
: the act of forcing someone to leave a position or place The mayor is likely to get the bum's rush in next year's election. They gave him the bum's rush.

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“The bum's rush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20bum%27s%20rush. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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