Definition of beach bum in English:

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beach bum

Pronunciation: /ˈbēCH ˌbəm/

noun

informal
A person who loafs on or around a beach.
Example sentences
  • He is as threatening as a beach bum after a heavy night.
  • If you've ever considered being a beach bum, Jamaica is the perfect place to start.
  • ‘Between the wars, I was basically a beach bum, and I wanted to find a way to work but not work, so I joined the merchant marines,’ Gold explains.

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Syllabification: beach bum

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