noun[mass noun] British • informal
- 1Useless or tedious printed material: most of his mail was just bumf, bills, and Christmas cardsMore 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.
- 1.1 • dated Toilet paper: I’ve got a bit of bumf in case of air raidsMore example sentences
- Having adopted the drape-against-wall style for my bumf-hanging activities, I find that it allows one to tear the paper off one-handedly and very neatly.
late 19th century: abbreviation of slang bum-fodder, in the same sense.
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- The US English dictionary