Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bum

4 senses of bum

Sense 1
rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git -- (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'")
       => unpleasant person, disagreeable person -- (a person who is not pleasant or agreeable)

Sense 2
tramp, hobo, bum -- (a disreputable vagrant; "a homeless tramp"; "he tried to help the really down-and-out bums")
       => vagrant, drifter, floater, vagabond -- (a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support)

Sense 3
idler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout, bum -- (person who does no work; "a lazy bum")
       => nonworker -- (a person who does nothing)

Sense 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 -- (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?")
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bum

2 senses of bum

Sense 1
mooch, bum, cadge, grub, sponge -- (ask for and get free; be a parasite)
       => obtain -- (come into possession of; "How did you obtain the visa?")

Sense 2
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 -- (be lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day")
       => idle, laze, slug, stagnate -- (be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning")

Antonyms of adj bum

1 sense of bum

Sense 1
bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny -- (of very poor quality; flimsy)

INDIRECT (VIA inferior) -> superior -- (of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students")

Similarity of adj bum

1 sense of bum

Sense 1
bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny -- (of very poor quality; flimsy)
       => inferior (vs. superior) -- (of low or inferior quality)

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