Synonyms of bum in English

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noun

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SYNONYMS
buttocks, bottom, cheeks, hindquarters, haunches, rear, rump, rear end, backside, seat
derrière
Sitzfleisch
technical nates
informal behind, sit-upon, stern, BTM, tochus, rusty dusty
British informal botty, prat, jacksie
Scottish informal bahookie
North American informal butt, fanny, tush, tushie, tail, duff, buns, booty, caboose, heinie, patootie, keister, tuchis, bazoo, bippy
West Indian informal batty, rass
humorous fundament, posterior
British vulgar slang arse, clunge
North American vulgar slang ass
archaic breech

Synonyms of bum in English

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bum2


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noun

1‘bums would wander up and ask for a sandwich’

SYNONYMS
tramp, vagrant, vagabond, homeless person, derelict, down-and-out
itinerant, traveller, drifter, wanderer, person of no fixed address, beachcomber
ne'er do well, good for nothing
outcast, pariah
beggar, mendicant
North American hobo
Australian, New Zealand bagman, sundowner, swagman
New Zealand streety
informal crusty, bag lady
British informal dosser
Australian, New Zealand informal derro

2‘get out of bed, you lazy bum’

SYNONYMS
idler, loafer, good-for-nothing, wastrel, drone, scrounger, cadger, ne'er-do-well, do-nothing, layabout, slob, lounger, shirker, sluggard, laggard, slugabed, malingerer
rogue, rascal, scoundrel, villain
informal waster, loser, skiver, slacker, lazybones

verb

1‘he bummed around Florida for a few months’

SYNONYMS
loaf, lounge, idle, laze, languish, moon, stooge, droop, dally, dawdle, amble, potter, wander, drift, meander
mooch
North American lollygag, bat

2‘they tried to bum money off him’

SYNONYMS
scrounge, beg, borrow
cadge, sponge, touch someone for
British scab
Scottish sorn on someone for
North American mooch
Australian, New Zealand bludge

adjective

1‘they have had a bum deal’

SYNONYMS
bad, poor, inferior, second-rate, second-class, unsatisfactory, inadequate, unacceptable, substandard, not up to scratch, not up to par, deficient, imperfect, defective, faulty, shoddy, amateurish, careless, negligent
dreadful, awful, terrible, abominable, frightful, atrocious, disgraceful, deplorable, hopeless, worthless, laughable, lamentable, miserable, sorry, third-rate, diabolical, execrable
informal crummy, rotten, pathetic, useless, woeful, lousy, ropy, appalling, abysmal, pitiful, godawful, dire, poxy, not up to snuff, the pits
British informal duff, chronic, rubbish
vulgar slang crap, shit, chickenshit
ANTONYMS

excellent