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Noun
A vagrant
“What do a down-and-out bum and a publishing house employee have in common?”
Noun
A person's buttocks or anus
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Someone who spends their time idling and doing nothing in particular
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“Im such a lazy bum and I don't spell check the chapters.”
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One who travels, especially to distant lands
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A poor or underprivileged person
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(dated or humorous) A person who behaves in an offensive manner
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Drain on financial resources
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One that has been excluded from a society or system, a pariah
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A person who has abandoned a course of study or who has rejected conventional society to pursue an alternative lifestyle
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A heavy wine-drinker, possibly an alcoholic
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A person or thing causing inconvenience or annoyance
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A person who is very interested in a particular activity or subject
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A person who does not succeed
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A fraudulent imitation of something else
Adjective
Characterized by low quality or standard
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“If the band hit a bum note, they stop and start over.”
Adjective
Very disgusting, dirty or unpleasant
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Adjective
Dishonest, deceptive, and not to be trusted
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Not genuine or real
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Verb
Travel with no particular purpose
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“Upon graduating, she plans to defer college for a year and go abroad, not to study or even bum around Europe but to squat in an abandoned building in London, like a true punk.”
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Get by asking or begging
“They tried to bum quarters off us.”
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To travel unsystematically over, through, or about (a place)
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Annoy or exasperate
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Plead for; try to sell
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Idle
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Make a low, steady continuous sound like that of a bee
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