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noun [countable] informal     bum pronunciation in British English
/bʌm/
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singularbum
pluralbums
  1. 1
    British the part of your body that you sit on
  2. 2
    someone who spends all their time doing an activity or being in a place they enjoy

    a beach bum

  3. 3
    mainly American someone without a job or place to live who asks people for money in the street
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