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bum1 (bʌm Pronunciation for bum1

Translations

noun

(especially British, informal)
  1. Hintern m (inf)   ⇒ to put bums on seats [pop star etc] ein Publikumsmagnet m sein

Similar Words

= bottom, backside, buttocks, behind, rear, arse, ass, seat, tail, butt, buns, rump, rear end, posterior, derrière, tush, fundament, jacksy

bum2 (informal)

Translations

noun

(especially US)
    1. (= good-for-nothing) Rumtreiber m (inf)
      1. (young) Gammler m
    2. (= down-and-out) Penner m (inf), Pennbruder m (inf)
  1. (= despicable person) Saukerl m (inf)

adjective

  1. (= bad) beschissen (inf)
    1. trick hundsgemein (inf)
      ⇒ bum rap (US, informal) falsche Anklage   ⇒ to give sb a bum steer (US, informal) jdn auf die falsche Fährte locken

transitive verb

  1. money, food schnorren (inf) ( off sb bei jdm)   ⇒ could I bum a lift into town? kannst du mich in die Stadt mitnehmen?

Similar Words

= vagrant, tramp, derelict, drifter, down-and-out, hobo, vagabond, bag lady, dosser, derro
= loafer, lounger, piker, dodger, drone, slouch, shirker, slacker, couch potato, sloth, laggard, time-waster, layabout, deadbeat, skiver, idler, malingerer, sluggard, bludger, clock-watcher, slugabed, Weary Willie, lazybones
= bad, poor, inadequate, pathetic, inferior, duff, unsatisfactory, defective, deficient, imperfect, low-rent, poxy, chickenshit, pants, bodger or bodgie
= scrounge, cadge, beg, touch (someone) for, blag, sorn, freeload

'bum' in Other Languages

  • Arabic: خَلْفPronunciation for خَلْف
  • Brazilian Portuguese: nádegasPronunciation for nádegas
  • Chinese: 屁股Pronunciation for 屁股
  • Croatian: stražnjicaPronunciation for stražnjica
  • Czech: zadekPronunciation for zadek
  • Danish: bumsPronunciation for bumsvagabond
  • Dutch: achterstePronunciation for achterste
  • European Spanish: traseroPronunciation for trasero
  • Finnish: takapuoliPronunciation for takapuoli
  • French: fessesPronunciation for fesses
  • German: HinternPronunciation for Hintern Hintern
  • Greek: πισινόςPronunciation for πισινός
  • Italian: sederePronunciation for sedere
  • Japanese: お尻Pronunciation for お尻
  • Korean: 궁둥이Pronunciation for 궁둥이
  • Norwegian: stompPronunciation for stomp
  • Polish: zadekPronunciation for zadek
  • Portuguese: nádegasPronunciation for nádegas
  • Romanian: poponeț poponețe
  • Russian: задPronunciation for зад
  • Spanish: vagoPronunciation for vago vaga
  • Swedish: rumpaPronunciation for rumpa
  • Thai: ก้นPronunciation for ก้น
  • Turkish: kıçPronunciation for kıç
  • Ukrainian: дупа
  • Vietnamese: môngPronunciation for mông
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ordinário
  • Chinese: 糟糕的
  • European Spanish: porquería
  • French: minable
  • German: beschissen
  • Italian: del cavolo
  • Japanese: ひどい
  • Korean: 부당한
  • Portuguese: obscuro obscura
  • Spanish: porquería
  • Brazilian Portuguese: filar
  • Chinese: 讨要讨討要
  • European Spanish: gorronear (algo a alguien)
  • French: taper
  • German: schnorren
  • Italian: scroccare
  • Japanese: ねだる
  • Korean: 빌리다
  • Portuguese: cravar
  • Spanish: gorronear(algo a alguien)

Example Sentences Including 'bum'

Bei Rainald Goetz heißt die Liebes-Formel " bum bum bum geil geil geil ", was am Samstag allerdings zu einem dreifachen schnöden " bumm " verschlimmbessert wurde.
Die Tageszeitung (1998)
Unsere Vierviertel-Variante jedenfalls klingt nach bum, bum , bum und Techno.
Die Tageszeitung (1998)
bum Der Beirat Neustadt beschäftigt sich heute abend mit der möglichen Verlegung der Hochschule Bremen nach Bremen-Nord auf das Gelände der ehemaligen Kaserne Grohn.
Die Tageszeitung (1996)

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