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Meaning of bum

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: of very poor quality; flimsy [syn: {bum}, {cheap},
             {cheesy}, {chintzy}, {crummy}, {punk}, {sleazy}, {tinny}]
      n 1: 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'" [syn: {rotter}, {dirty dog},
           {rat}, {skunk}, {stinker}, {stinkpot}, {bum}, {puke},
           {crumb}, {lowlife}, {scum bag}, {so-and-so}, {git}]
      2: a disreputable vagrant; "a homeless tramp"; "he tried to help
         the really down-and-out bums" [syn: {tramp}, {hobo}, {bum}]
      3: person who does no work; "a lazy bum" [syn: {idler},
         {loafer}, {do-nothing}, {layabout}, {bum}]
      4: 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?" [syn: {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}]
      v 1: ask for and get free; be a parasite [syn: {mooch}, {bum},
           {cadge}, {grub}, {sponge}]
      2: be lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day"
         [syn: {bum}, {bum around}, {bum about}, {arse around}, {arse
         about}, {fuck off}, {loaf}, {frig around}, {waste one's
         time}, {lounge around}, {loll}, {loll around}, {lounge

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