There are 3 translations of bum in Spanish:

bum1

Pronunciation: /bʌm/

n

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1 1.1 (worthless person) vago, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar] to give sb the bum's rush [slang/argot] echar or sacar* a algn a patadas [colloquial/familiar]
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    • So we dressed up for Halloween as gypsies and bums and hobos (the latter two later known as The Homeless) and other stereotypical costumes.
    • If you think about it, living life as a bum, hobo, or a transient is pretty extreme.
    • Twice in the past week I've heard a commercial on the local ‘Urban’ station (don't ask) imploring people not to ignore bums and beggars on the street.
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    • But he also has the whiners, loafers, jonesers, and all of the no-good lazy bums, male and female, without a work ethic opposing his every move.
    • This multi-talented filmmaker makes jacks-of-all-trades like Robert Rodriguez and Steven Soderbergh seem like lazy bums.
    • It's just the kind of inspired power-to-the-people sensibility that can rouse some good ol'-fashioned politicking - even after the fact, you lazy bums.
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    • There's an awkward friction between Miller, rollicking ski bum of the people, and the exclusivity of a place like the Yellowstone Club.
    • Growling in from left is Warren Miller, the puckish godfather of extreme-ski cinema and our nation's original ski bum.
    • Today, however, closer to sea level, Burt looks pretty much like every other dirtbag ski bum in the area.
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    • After a couple of hours of hard work we sat in the shelter of the storage box on a bundle of wooden stakes to keep our bums from the cold wet ground, drinking lemonade and sharing a muesli bar, surveying our small slice of land.
    • My head had been cold, my bum has been cold and my feet (you've guessed it) have been cold!
    • The answer is that it is one thing to find bums for all those seats, quite another to sell the seats at profitable prices.
    1.2 (vagrant) (American English/inglés norteamericano) vagabundo, (masculine, feminine) 1.3 (enthusiast) (American English/inglés norteamericano) ski/tennis bum loco, (masculine, feminine) del esquí/tenis [colloquial/familiar] he's/she's a beach bum se pasa la vida en la playa

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There are 3 translations of bum in Spanish:

bum2

vt (-mm-)

  • [slang/argot] to bum sth from ooff sb [money/cigarette] gorronearle or gorrearle algo a algn, pecharle algo a algn (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar] to bum one's way through life ir* de gorrón or de gorra por la vida [colloquial/familiar], vivir de garrón or de arriba (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar], andar* de vivales (Mexico/México) or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) de pechador por la vida [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Thrown out of two schools, John eventually graduated and bummed around the world with the stated ambition of ‘becoming a beggar.’
    • After college, Steve bummed around Europe on the Railpass junket for a few months.
    • Following graduation, he bummed around the world for four years.
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    • I became lazy, got into bad stuff, bummed around.
    • The city planners didn't make it a point to add any places of interest or recreation, so you either had a job or you bummed around town looking for something to do.
    • After meeting up with each other and after a sulky Tor gave Spencer his wallet back, the group bummed around the camp and then went to dinner.
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    • You don't like others to control you, so when your parents give you a list of chores, it bums you out!
    • I've got to tell you something that may bum you out.
    • IHe's in a sour mood right now so I hope this doesn't bum him out too badly.

vi (-mm-)

  • 1.1 (drift) to bum around vagabundear 1.2 (cadge) to bum off sb gorronearle or gorrearle or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) garronearle or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) pecharle a algn [colloquial/familiar]
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    • But he never stops scuffling, even when bumming a ride on the rails from Chicago to San Francisco.
    • However, within a month of bumming a ride home with Mittler Racing from a 2001 Indianapolis truck race, he was hanging around the shop, eventually being invited to turn test laps.
    • He had the nicest car of any of my friends, which was why we were always bumming rides off of him.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.

There are 3 translations of bum in Spanish:

bum3

adj

[slang/argot] (before noun/delante del nombre)
  • 1.1 [job/place] de porquería [colloquial/familiar], de mierda [vulgar]
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    • It's utterly unnecessary and is the one bum note in an otherwise unusually good second outing for the characters.
    • And if you do come and see us live, sorry for the mucked up intros, the bum notes.
    • In a way it is strange to be so upset over an object, but a musical instrument is always more than just another thing, especially a well-loved guitar with a long personal history, shared bum notes and all.
    1.2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) a bum rap una acusación falsa it turned out to be a bum deal resultó ser un chanchullo [colloquial/familiar]

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.