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Synonyms of bum in English:


  • 1 the bums sleeping on the sidewalk See tramp (sense 1 of the noun)
  • 2 you lazy bum
  • verb

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  • 1 that summer he bummed around Montreal
    loaf, lounge, idle, wander, drift, meander, dawdle
    informal mooch, lollygag
  • 2 they bummed money off him
    informal scrounge, cadge, sponge, mooch
  • adjective

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  • 1 a bum deal
    bad, poor, second-rate, tinpot, third-rate, second-class, unsatisfactory, inadequate, unacceptable;
    [Antonyms] excellent
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