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  Definition of Bum
  1. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
  2. person who does no work; "a lazy bum"
  3. a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git''"
  4. a disreputable vagrant; "a homeless tramp"; "he tried to help the really down-and-out bums"
  5. ask for and get free; be a parasite
  6. be lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day"
  7. of very poor quality
Similar Words: buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, idler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout, rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git, tramp, hobo, mooch, cadge, grub, sponge, bum around, bum about, arse around, arse about, loaf, frig around, waste one's time, lounge around, loll, loll around, lounge about, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny

 

Hyponyms: clock watcher, couch potato, dallier, dillydallier, dilly-dallier, mope, lounger, dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, daydreamer, woolgatherer, goldbrick, goof-off, ne'er-do-well, good-for-nothing, good-for-naught, lazybones, lie-abed, slugabed, loon, slacker, shirker, sluggard, slug, spiv, sunbather, trifler, whittler, dosser, street person, freeload

 

Part Meronyms: torso, trunk, body

 

Derivational Morphology: mooch, cadge, grub, sponge, bum around, bum about, arse around, arse about, loaf, frig around, waste one's time, lounge around, loll, loll around, lounge about, idle, laze, slug, stagnate, rat, leech, parasite, sponger, moocher, cadger, scrounger, idler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout

 

 
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