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bum-rush Syllabification: bum-rush
Pronunciation: /ˈbəmrəSH/

Definition of bum-rush in English:


[with object] US informal
Suddenly force or barge one’s way into: fans bum-rushed record stores
More example sentences
  • It's where commerce bum-rushes art; it's where the funky meets the freaky, where the farmers market meets the meat market.
  • The only way we got a meeting, we basically bum-rushed the White House.
  • The duo bum-rushed the shocked staff and gallery patrons with as much grace and style as a stick-up man at a corner liquor store.
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