Definition of bumf in English:


Syllabification: bumf
Pronunciation: /bəmf
(also bumph)


informal , chiefly British
Useless or tedious printed information or documents.
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  • Now all we have to do a sort out all the junk mail and usual bumph that litters the hall on these occasions.
  • Total sales, according to his publicity bumph, top 43 million across 150 countries.
  • I groaned even more when I read the publicity bumf before the screening.


late 19th century: abbreviation of slang bum-fodder, in the same sense.

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