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bumelia lanuginosa | bumelia lycioides | bumf | bumkin | bummalo | bummer | bummery | bump | bump around | bump into | bump off

bummer

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Noun
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bum=mer

CIDE DICTIONARY

bummern. 
  •  An idle, worthless fellow, who is without any visible means of support; a loafer; a dissipated sponger; one who bums.  [1913 Webster]
  •  an unpleasant event, experience, or situation; as, getting caught in a cloudburst while wearing my best suit was a bummer.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bummer, n. US sl.
1 an idler; a loafer.
2 an unpleasant occurrence.

Etymology
19th c.: perh. f. G Bummler

THESAURUS

bummer

Arab, Bowery bum, adverse circumstances, adversity, affliction, aggravation, annoyance, bandit, beach bum, beachcomber, beggar, beggarly fellow, blight, blighter, bo, brigand, budmash, bum, cadger, caitiff, care, coupon clippers, cross, curse, depredator, derelict, devil, difficulties, difficulty, dogie, downer, drifter, drone, drunkard, forager, freebooter, freeloader, gamin, gamine, good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, guttersnipe, hard knocks, hard life, hard lot, hardcase, hardship, hobo, homeless waif, human wreck, idle rich, idler, irritation, landloper, lazzarone, leisure class, loafer, looter, losel, lounge lizard, lowlife, lumpen proletariat, mauvais sujet, mean wretch, mendicant, mendicant friar, mendicant order, moocher, mucker, mudlark, no-good, nonworker, panhandler, parasite, pauvre diable, piker, pilgarlic, pillager, plight, plunderer, poor creature, poor devil, predicament, pressure, ragamuffin, ragman, ragpicker, rentiers, rigor, rounder, sad case, sad sack, schnorrer, scrounger, sea of troubles, ski bum, skid-row bum, spiv, sponger, stiff, stray, street Arab, street urchin, stress, stress of life, sundowner, surf bum, swagman, swagsman, tatterdemalion, tennis bum, the unemployable, the unemployed, tramp, trial, tribulation, trouble, troubles, truant, turnpiker, urchin, vag, vagabond, vagrant, vale of tears, vaurien, vicissitude, waif, waifs and strays, wastrel, worthless fellow, wretch

ROGET THESAURUS

bummer

Inactivity

N inactivity, inaction, inertness, obstinacy, lull, quiescence, rust, rustiness, idleness, remissness, sloth, indolence, indiligence, dawdling, ergophobia, otiosity, dullness, languor, segnity, segnitude, lentor, sluggishness, procrastination, torpor, torpidity, torpescence, stupor, somnolence, drowsiness, nodding, oscitation, oscitancy, pandiculation, hypnotism, lethargy, statuvolence heaviness, heavy eyelids, sleep, slumber, sound sleep, heavy sleep, balmy sleep, Morpheus, Somnus, coma, trance, ecstasis, dream, hibernation, nap, doze, snooze, siesta, wink of sleep, forty winks, snore, hypnology, dull work, pottering, relaxation, Castle of Indolence, lullaby, sedative, tranquilizer, hypnotic, sleeping pill, relaxant, anaesthetic, general anaesthetic, torpedo, idler, drone, droil, dawdle, mopus, do- little faineant, dummy, sleeping partner, afternoon farmer, truant, bummer, loafer, goldbrick, goldbicker, lounger, lazzarone, lubber, lubbard, slow coach (slow, ), opium eater, lotus eater, slug, lag, sluggard, slugabed, slumberer, dormouse, marmot, waiter on Providence, fruges consumere natus, inactive, motionless, unoccupied, unbusied, indolent, lazy, slothful, idle, lusk, remiss, slack, inert, torpid, sluggish, otiose, languid, supine, heavy, dull, leaden, lumpish, exanimate, soulless, listless, drony, dronish, lazy as Ludlam's dog, dilatory, laggard, lagging, slow, rusty, flagging, lackadaisical, maudlin, fiddle-faddle, pottering, shilly-shally, sleeping asleep, fast asleep, dead asleep, sound asleep, in a sound sleep, sound as a top, dormant, comatose, in the arms of Morpheus, in the lap of Morpheus, sleepy, sleepful, dozy, drowsy, somnolent, torpescent, lethargic, lethargical, somnifacient, statuvolent, statuvolic, heavy, heavy with sleep, napping, somnific, somniferous, soporous, soporific, soporiferous, hypnotic, balmy, dreamy, unawakened, unawakened, sedative, inactively, at leisure, the eyes begin to draw straws, bankrupt of life yet prodigal of ease, better 50 years of Europe than a cycle of Cathay, idly busy rolls their world away, the mystery of folded sleep, the timely dew of sleep, thou driftest gently down the tides of sleep, tired Nature's sweet restorer, balmy sleep.


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