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bum

adjective

bum

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bum

  1. the part of the body upon which someone sits a woman with a big bum Synonyms of 1bum backside, behind, booty (also bootie) [slang], bottom, breech, bum, buns, butt, caboose, can, cheeks, derriere (or derrière), duff, fanny, fundament, hams, haunches, heinie [slang], hunkers, keister (also keester) [slang], nates, posterior, rear, rear end, rump, seat, tail, tail end, tush [slang]Words Related to 1bum beam, stern; moon [slang]


bum

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bum

  1. 1 an idle worthless person asked his future son-in-law if he was planning on being a bum all his life Synonyms of 2bum bum, derelict, do-nothing, good-for-nothing, no-account, no-good, no-goodnik, slacker, vagrantWords Related to 2bum hobo, sundowner [Australian], tramp, vagabond; drifter, roamer, transient; beggar, panhandler; dodger, goldbrick, shirker; gamine, ragamuffin, urchin, waif; drone, idler, lazybones, loafer, slouch, slug, sluggard; down-and-out (or down-and-outer), indigent, pauperNear Antonyms of 2bum success, winner

  2. 2 a homeless wanderer who may beg or steal for a living I feel sorry for bums and occasionally give them money Synonyms of 2bum bindle stiff, bum, bummer, hobo, sundowner [Australian], swaggie [chiefly Australian], swagman [chiefly Australian], vagabond, vagrantWords Related to 2bum drifter, roamer, transient; beggar, derelict, mendicant, panhandler, stiff; dodger, malingerer, shirker, slacker; gamine, ragamuffin, urchin, waif


bum

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bum

  1. to spend time doing nothing spent most of the summer just bumming around the house Synonyms of bum idle, chill, dally, dawdle, dillydally, drone, footle, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), hang about [British], kick around, kick back, laze, lazy, loaf, loll, lounge, veg outWords Related to bum fiddle (around), fool, mess, monkey, muck, piddle, play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle; doze, estivate (also aestivate), hibernate; lag, linger, loiter, poke, relax, rest, tarry; amble, mosey, saunter, stroll, swan; furlough, goldbrick, malinger, truantNear Antonyms of bum drudge, grind, grub, hump, hustle, labor, moil, peg, plod, plow, plug, slave, sweat, toil, travail, work; apply, buckle (down); exert, put out


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