bum (someone) out


bum (someone) out
v. discourage or depress someone

English slang. 2015.

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  • bum someone out — tv. to discourage someone. (See also bummed (out).) □ That darn blow out bummed me out. CD The failure of his tires bummed out the race driver …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • kick someone out — informal most of us were given one week suspensions from school, but Andy and Olivia were actually kicked out Syn: expel, eject, banish, exile, throw out, oust, evict, get rid of, ax; dismiss, discharge; informal chuck (out), send packing, boot… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • kick someone out — (informal) EXPEL, eject, throw out, oust, evict, get rid of, axe; dismiss, discharge; informal chuck out, send packing, boot out, give someone their marching orders, sack, fire; Brit. informal turf out; N. Amer …   Useful english dictionary

  • bum — ☆ bum1 [bum ] n. [< bummer, prob. < Ger bummler, loafer, habitually tardy person < bummeln, to go slowly, waste time] Informal 1. a vagrant, hobo, tramp, or beggar; specif., a shabby, often drunken derelict 2. any shiftless or… …   English World dictionary

  • bum — bum1 /bum/, n., v., bummed, bumming, adj., bummer, bummest. n. 1. a person who avoids work and sponges on others; loafer; idler. 2. a tramp, hobo, or derelict. 3. Informal. an enthusiast of a specific sport or recreational activity, esp. one who… …   Universalium

  • bum's rush — {n. phr.}, {slang} Throwing or pushing someone out from where he is not wanted. * /When John tried to go to the party where he was not invited, Bill and Fred gave him the bum s rush./ * /Tom became too noisy, and he got the bum s rush./ 2. To… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bum's rush — {n. phr.}, {slang} Throwing or pushing someone out from where he is not wanted. * /When John tried to go to the party where he was not invited, Bill and Fred gave him the bum s rush./ * /Tom became too noisy, and he got the bum s rush./ 2. To… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bum's\ rush — n. phr. slang throwing or pushing someone out from where he is not wanted. When John tried to go to the party where he was not invited, Bill and Fred gave him the bum s rush. Tom became too noisy, and he got the bum s rush. 2. To hurry or rush… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bum out — ˌbum ˈout [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they bum out he/she/it bums out present participle bumming out past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • bum — bum1 [ bʌm ] noun count INFORMAL 1. ) AMERICAN someone without a job or place to live who asks people for money in the street 2. ) AMERICAN a lazy person 3. ) someone who spends all their time doing an activity or being in a place they enjoy: a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English