What does Bummer mean?A slang term for a misfortune or bad occasion.
Other definitions of Bummer:
- An acknowledgement that something has no favorable outcome or agreement.
- A somewhat dismissive response to a negative outcome. Can be read as sarcastic, so caution must be exercised.
- Somebody who bums, or borrows/asks for handouts, from others.
- The aftermath of taking hard drugs and coming down from them. Depending on the amount/type taken, can be slight or disastrous.
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How to use the term
What a bummer, dude. Did you lose your wallet?
Tonight is going to be a bummer, huh?
It would be a bummer if you can't come.
I gave that bummer out there a fiver and a cig. Hopefully he backs off.
Got plenty of water and candies incase this bummer last as long as last time.
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