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Synonyms for bum
bʌmbum

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, gitnoun

    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'"

    Synonyms:
    vomit, lemon, keister, pot, wood pussy, seat, behind, crumb, butt, nates, hobo, skunk, rear end, blackleg, scum bag, locoweed, sens, barf, layabout, bottom, can, stern, git, informer, fundament, stinker, weed, posterior, buttocks, do-nothing, puke, polecat, stinkpot, backside, grass, green goddess, betrayer, musk turtle, tail, idler, buns, arse, hindquarters, tail end, tush, sess, derriere, so-and-so, vomitus, hind end, rotter, dirty dog, ass, lowlife, tramp, rump, prat, strikebreaker, squealer, fanny, rear, dope, gage, shutout, smoke, loafer, scab, rat, blabber, tooshie

    Antonyms:
    superior

  2. tramp, hobo, bumnoun

    a disreputable vagrant

    "a homeless tramp"; "he tried to help the really down-and-out bums"

    Synonyms:
    keister, hiker, tail, seat, crumb, butt, hobo, skunk, rear end, scum bag, can, nates, bottom, git, layabout, fundament, stinker, posterior, buttocks, tramp steamer, do-nothing, puke, stern, hike, stinkpot, backside, dirty dog, idler, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, swinger, so-and-so, hind end, rotter, rump, lowlife, tramp, ass, prat, arse, fanny, rear, tramper, tush, hiking, loafer, rat, behind

    Antonyms:
    superior

  3. idler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout, bumnoun

    person who does no work

    "a lazy bum"

    Synonyms:
    fanny, tail, seat, crumb, butt, hobo, skunk, rear end, scum bag, can, nates, bottom, git, layabout, fundament, stinker, posterior, buttocks, do-nothing, puke, stern, stinkpot, backside, dirty dog, idler, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, so-and-so, hind end, rotter, rump, lowlife, keister, tramp, ass, prat, arse, rear, tush, loafer, rat, behind

    Antonyms:
    superior

  4. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, assadjective

    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?"

    Synonyms:
    screw, arse, keister, female genital organ, substructure, stinkpot, goat, cornerstone, stern, lavatory, git, croup, arsehole, butt, shadower, crapper, commode, throne, skunk, base, tooshie, foundation, butt end, lav, derriere, can buoy, shag, place, seat, prat, bottomland, hind end, behind, tin can, scum bag, asshole, freighter, understructure, ass, stub, backside, after part, female genitals, tramp, female genitalia, idler, nookie, toilet, piece of tail, laughingstock, shtup, poop, foot, screwing, posterior, potty, bathroom, quarter, do-nothing, back end, dirty dog, tush, tail, merchantman, canful, can, croupe, butt joint, john, back tooth, bunghole, nates, rat, rump, nooky, pot, back, privy, underside, piece of ass, rear end, rear, layabout, bottom, buns, merchant ship, undersurface, tail assembly, hobo, loafer, fundament, stool, roll in the hay, empennage, rotter, so-and-so, stooge, target, stinker, buttocks, bottom of the inning, hindquarters, cigaret, coffin nail, tin, crumb, groundwork, shadow, fag end, cigarette, bed, basis, tail end, fanny, lowlife, puke

    Antonyms:
    superior

  5. bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinnyverb

    of very poor quality; flimsy

    Synonyms:
    seamy, flashy, chintzy, garish, inexpensive, trashy, chinchy, meretricious, tacky, gimcrack, squalid, loud, seedy, flash, brassy, cheap, crummy, sleazy, cheesy, gaudy, tawdry, tinny, tatty, sordid, punk

    Antonyms:
    superior

  6. mooch, bum, cadge, grub, spongeverb

    ask for and get free; be a parasite

    Synonyms:
    loaf, shnorr, arse around, cadge, frig around, schnorr, lounge around, arse about, waste one's time, loll around, bum around, scrounge, lounge about, sponge, grub, loll, mooch, bum about

    Antonyms:
    superior

  7. bum, bum around, bum about, arse around, arse about, fuck off, loaf, frig around, waste one's time, lounge around, loll, loll around, lounge aboutverb

    be lazy or idle

    "Her son is just bumming around all day"

    Synonyms:
    loll around, bum about, get, arse about, wank, lounge around, mill around, frig around, droop, lounge about, footle, lurk, bum around, lounge, grub, loiter, fool around, loll, horse around, mill about, bugger off, loaf, lollygag, buzz off, lallygag, arse around, jerk off, tarry, linger, mooch, cadge, hang around, jack off, fool, masturbate, mess about, scram, she-bop, waste one's time, sponge

    Antonyms:
    superior

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How to use bum in a sentence?

  1. Marlon Brando:

    Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis.

  2. Lily James:

    I'm so healthy, i've got hips and boobs and a bum and a small waist.

  3. Marlon Brando:

    I could have been somebody Charlie instead of a bum which is what I am let's face it.

  4. Steph Curry:

    I agree with ‘ Bron. Pretty sure the way we handled things last year, kinda staying consistent with that, u bum @StephenCurry30 already said he ain't going ! So therefore ain't no invite. Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up !

  5. Aaron Rodgers:

    He's a bum. I think he's an absolute bum, you don't know me. I don't know who he is. Nobody knew who he was probably until yesterday's comments.


Translations for bum

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  • متسكعArabic
  • дупе, нехранимайко, нечестен, негоден, повреден, задник, безделникBulgarian
  • Wohnsitzlose, Penner, schnorrenGerman
  • vaganto, trampo, vagabondo, vaguloEsperanto
  • ano, vagabundo, trasero, vagoSpanish
  • hulkurEstonian
  • peppu, hulttio, pakarat, pummata, takapuoli, perse, pummi, perseenreikä, anus, renttuFinnish
  • fesses, cul, tocard, trou du culFrench
  • màs, tònScottish Gaelic
  • चूतड़Hindi
  • csavargóHungarian
  • deretano, vagabondo, glutei, sedere, scadente, oziare, culo, barbone, ano, didietro, fannulloItalian
  • ろくでなし, くだらないやつ, 乞丐Japanese
  • 乞丐, 걸개Korean
  • ചന്തിMalayalam
  • reet, dakloze, kont, aftroggelen, billen, achterste, vagebond, achterwerk, anus, gat, landloper, bips, bietsen, poep, zwerverDutch
  • pupaPolish
  • ânus, brioco, nádegas, terceiro olho, bunda, traseiro, bumbum, cu, nalgas, sem-teto, implorar, olho de baixo, tobaPortuguese
  • vagabondRomanian
  • бродяга, попрошайка, бомж, клянчитьRussian
  • anus, uteliggare, stjärt, luffare, rumpa, lodis, häck, lodare, rövhålSwedish
  • குண்டிTamil
  • ตูดThai
  • 屁股Chinese

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