bum (something) off


bum (something) off
v. ask or beg something (usually small or minor)

English slang. 2015.

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  • bum something (off someone) — tv. to beg r borrow something (from someone). □ Can I bum a cigarette off you? □ Can I bum a quarter for a phone call? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • bum — [[t]bʌ̱m[/t]] bums, bumming, bummed 1) N COUNT: poss N Someone s bum is the part of their body which they sit on. [BRIT, INFORMAL, RUDE] Syn: bottom 2) N COUNT A bum is a person who has no permanent home or job and who gets money by working… …   English dictionary

  • bum — 1. n. a vagrant; a good for nothing. □ You had better get your finances in order unless you want to become a bum. □ There is a bunch of bums on the corner, just doing nothing. 2. mod. bad; faulty. □ This is a bum fuse. No wonder it won’t run …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • bum — 1. noun a) The buttocks. Okay, everyone sit on your bum and try and touch your toes. b) The anus. Fred is becoming a bum hes not even bothering to work more than once a month. Syn: arse, ass …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • bum — I UK [bʌm] / US noun [countable] Word forms bum : singular bum plural bums informal 1) British the part of your body that you sit on 2) someone who spends all their time doing an activity or being in a place they enjoy a beach bum 3) mainly… …   English dictionary

  • bum — bum1 S3 [bʌm] n informal [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Probably from bummer bum (19 20 centuries), perhaps from German bummler lazy person ] 1.) BrE the part of your body that you sit on = ↑bottom 2.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bum about — phrasal verb bum around or bum about Word forms bum around : present tense I/you/we/they bum around he/she/it bums around present participle bumming around past tense bummed around past participle bummed around informal 1) [intransitive] to spend …   English dictionary

  • bum around — phrasal verb bum around or bum about Word forms bum around : present tense I/you/we/they bum around he/she/it bums around present participle bumming around past tense bummed around past participle bummed around informal 1) [intransitive] to spend …   English dictionary

  • fuck off — verb 1. be lazy or idle Her son is just bumming around all day • Syn: ↑bum, ↑bum around, ↑bum about, ↑arse around, ↑arse about, ↑loaf, ↑frig around, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary