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n. 1. a disreputable loafer or idler. 2. a tramp; hobo. 3. an irresponsible, unpleasant, or mean person. 4. a person who spends a great deal of time on a specified sport: baseball bum.What is the meaning of Bum?
n. 1. A tramp; a vagrant. 2. A lazy or shiftless person, especially one who seeks to live solely by the support of others. 3. An incompetent, insignificant, or obnoxious person: The batter called the pitcher a bum. 4. One who spends a lot of time doing a particular recreational activity: a beach bum; a ski bum.What is another word for Bum?
bindlestiff. black sheep. gutterpup. guttersnipe. See also synonyms for: bummed / bumming. Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group. Meet Grammar Coach. Improve Your Writing. Meet Grammar Coach.What is the origin of the word bum?
bum (v.) 1863, "to loaf and beg," American English, a word from the Civil War, perhaps a back-formation from bummer "loafer," or from bum (n.2). Meaning "to feel depressed" is from 1973, perhaps from bummer in the "bad experience" sense. Related: Bummed; bumming. bum (adj.)