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Synonyms for bum
bʌm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git(noun)

    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, bum(noun)

    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, bum(noun)

    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, ass(adj)

    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, tinny(verb)

    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, sponge(verb)

    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 about(verb)

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. wazoo

    Submitted by Soulwriter on April 29, 2021  

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How to use bum in a sentence?

  1. Kim Jou-yeon:

    The recovered voice sounds very much alike Kim Bum-soo in 2002, as if Kim Jou-yeon recorded it alive.

  2. Jeff Chanton:

    Why is the governor giving the people of Florida such a bum steer? does it have something to do with corporate influence.

  3. 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.

  4. Lopez Obrador:

    Anaya is a little bum demagogue.

  5. Lily Allen:

    The next thing I knew I woke up and he was in my bed, naked, slapping my bum and trying to insert his penis into my private parts, i recoiled and I got up out of the bed and I screamed.

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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
  • бродяга, попрошайка, бомж, клянчитьRussian
  • anus, uteliggare, stjärt, luffare, rumpa, lodis, häck, lodare, rövhålSwedish
  • குண்டிTamil
  • ตูดThai
  • 屁股Chinese

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