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English definition of “bum”

bum

verb [T]
 
 
/bʌm/ (present participle bumming, past tense and past participle bummed) very informal
to ask someone for something, such as money or cigarettes, without intending to pay for them: Hey, could I bum a cigarette?Making appeals and requests
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