a person who avoids work and sponges on others; loafer; idler. a tramp, hobo, or derelict. Informal. an enthusiast of a specific sport or recreational activity, especially one who gives it priority over work, family life, etc.: a ski bum; a tennis bum. Informal. an incompetent person. a drunken orgy; debauch. Informal. to borrow without […]
noun a small bag worn on a belt, round the waist Usual US name fanny pack
(formerly) a bailiff or underbailiff employed in serving writs, making arrests, etc. noun (Brit, derogatory) (formerly) an officer employed to collect debts and arrest debtors for nonpayment n.
to bungle or blunder awkwardly; muddle: He somehow bumbled through two years of college. to stumble or stagger. to speak in a low, stuttering, halting manner; mumble. to do (something) clumsily; botch. an awkward blunder. to make a buzzing, humming sound, as a bee. Historical Examples Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3) Charles Dickens Wandering […]