Definition of bumf in English:

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Pronunciation: /bəmf/
(also bumph)


informal, chiefly British
Useless or tedious printed information or documents.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with bumf

galumph, harrumph, humph

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Syllabification: bumf

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