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1863, "to loaf and beg," American English, a word from the Civil War, perhaps a back-formation from bummer "loafer," or from bum (n.). Meaning "to feel depressed" is from [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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"of poor quality," 1859, American English, from bum (n.). Bum steer in figurative sense of "bad advice" attested from 1901.
Source: etymonline.com

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"buttocks," late 14c., "probably onomatopœic, to be compared with other words of similar sound and with the general sense of 'protuberance, swelling.' " [OED]
Source: etymonline.com

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"dissolute loafer, tramp," 1864, American English, from bummer "loafer, idle person" (1855), probably from German slang bummler "loafer," from bummeln "go slowly, wa [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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butt
Source: translatebritish.com

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ass, rectum; U.S. bum = G.B. tramp, derelict
Source: bu.edu

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mooch: ask for and get free; be a parasite of very poor quality; flimsy rotter: a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; &a [..]
Source: google-dictionary.so8848.com

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1. vt. To make highly efficient, either in time or space, often at the expense of clarity. "I managed to bum three more instructions out of that code." "I spent half the night bumming t [..]
Source: hacker-dictionary.com

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Noun. 1. The buttocks or anus. 2. A objectionable person. 3. A beggar, homeless person. Derog. [Orig. U.S.] Verb. 1. To beg. E.g."Can I bum a cigarette off you until I buy some later?" 2. To [..]
Source: peevish.co.uk

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Broadcast, Unknown unicast, Multicast
Source: opencontrail.org

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(n) a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible(n) a disreputable vagrant(n) person who does no work(n) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on(v) ask for and get free; be a [..]
Source: beedictionary.com

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two-masted lateen-rigged craft of the Arabian region; aka boom
Source: dieselduck.info

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A non-migratory non-worker. A worthless or dissolute loafer who would rather beg than work for goods or services. Lowest in the “hobo hierarchy.” It is a term of many meanings, but i [..]
Source: hobonickels.org

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One who begs or cons people on the street, trying to make a “fast buck.” They are untrustworthy but not dangerous. The “con games” used are quite clever and decepti [..]
Source: hobonickels.org

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A tramp, vagarent, one who seeks of live off of others. To live or acquire by begging or scavenging. To loaf. From the German: Bummler, meaning to loaf.
Source: hobonickels.org

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A term for a wandering mendicant has long since been re-appropriated, as in the song, “Hallelujah, I'm a Bum.” As opposed to the guy who sits in the same spot every day asking f [..]
Source: hobonickels.org

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To live by begging or sponge off other people. “Can I bum a dime off you?” A person who engages in bumming. In literary circles a person who drinks and wanders by riding trains. Also [..]
Source: hobonickels.org

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n. 1. Slightly jocular name for the posterior / buttocks.
Source: projectbritain.com

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lang=en *'''1638''' Herbert, Sir Thomas ''Some years travels into divers parts of Asia and Afrique'' *:...the female ?ex each new Moone defying pale fac't Cynthia by turning up their bummes, imaging h [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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