bum - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] mainly American informal 

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/bʌm/
present tense
I/you/we/theybum
he/she/itbums
present participlebumming
past tensebummed
past participlebummed
  1. to ask someone to give you something such as a cigarette, drink, or money without giving them anything in return

    I managed to bum the train fare off my dad.

phrasal verbs