bum

Your bum is your bottom. This word can also be used to refer to a vagrant, although it's generally considered offensive or insensitive.

Bum is a name sometimes given to a beggar or vagrant: someone who tries to bum change from you. This word can also be used as a general insult, as in "The Yankees are bums!" (if you're a Red Sox fan) or "The Red Sox are bums!" (if you're a Yankees fan). A false accusation is a bum rap. As a verb, bum is a term for lazing around, as in, "I didn't have any homework this afternoon, so I just bummed around and played video games."

Definitions of bum
  1. noun
    a disreputable vagrant
    “he tried to help the really down-and-out bums
    synonyms: hobo, tramp
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    dosser, street person
    someone who sleeps in any convenient place
    type of:
    drifter, floater, vagabond, vagrant
    a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
  2. noun
    person who does no work
    “a lazy bum
    synonyms: do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer
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    clock watcher
    a worker preoccupied with the arrival of quitting time
    couch potato
    an idler who spends much time on a couch (usually watching television)
    dallier, dilly-dallier, dillydallier, lounger, mope
    someone who wastes time
    dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, poke, trailer
    someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    daydreamer, woolgatherer
    someone who indulges in idle or absentminded daydreaming
    goldbrick, good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, goof-off, ne'er-do-well, no-account
    an idle worthless person
    lazybones
    a lazy person
    lie-abed, slugabed
    a person who stays in bed until a relatively late hour
    loon
    a worthless lazy fellow
    shirker, slacker
    a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)
    slug, sluggard
    an idle slothful person
    spiv
    a person without employment who makes money by various dubious schemes; goes about smartly dressed and having a good time
    sunbather
    someone who basks in the sunshine in order to get a suntan
    trifler
    one who behaves lightly or not seriously
    whittler
    someone who whittles (usually as an idle pastime)
    drone
    an idler who lives off of the work of other people
    lotus-eater, stargazer
    someone indifferent to the busy world
    dreamer, escapist, wishful thinker
    a person who escapes into a world of fantasy
    goldbrick
    a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort
    lingerer, loiterer
    someone who lingers aimlessly in or about a place
    malingerer, shammer, skulker
    someone shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity
    plodder, slowcoach, slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud
    someone who moves slowly
    potterer, putterer
    a person who putters about
    scrimshanker
    a shirker
    straggler, strayer
    someone who strays or falls behind
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    nonworker
    a person who does nothing
  3. noun
    a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    “throw the bum out”
    synonyms: crumb, dirty dog, git, lowlife, puke, rat, rotter, skunk, so-and-so, stinker, stinkpot
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    disagreeable person, unpleasant person
    a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
  4. verb
    be lazy or idle
    “Her son is just bumming around all day”
    synonyms: bum about, bum around, frig around, loaf, loll, loll around, lounge about, lounge around, waste one's time
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    idle, laze, slug, stagnate
    be idle; exist in a changeless situation
  5. verb
    ask for and get free; be a parasite
    synonyms: cadge, grub, mooch, sponge
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    freeload
    live off somebody's generosity
    type of:
    obtain
    come into possession of
  6. adjective
    of very poor quality; flimsy
    synonyms: cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny
    inferior
    of low or inferior quality
  7. noun
    the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    synonyms: ass, backside, behind, bottom, buns, butt, buttocks, can, derriere, fanny, fundament, hind end, hindquarters, keister, nates, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, seat, stern, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush
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    type of:
    body part
    any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
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