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149 examples of  bums  in sentences

149 examples of bums in sentences

"Doctor runs up against a Norwegian bum who tells him about a volcanic island, and gives its bearings.

So the bum's story was true!

You got it in you to be something more than a tango lizard or a cigar-store bum, honey.

Skim was deeply mortified that Peggy's "bum pome" had been accepted and his own masterly composition "turned down cold."

Buz, buz, buz; bum, bum, bum; wheeze, wheeze, wheeze; fen, fen, fen; tinky, tinky, tinky; cr'annch.

Buz, buz, buz; bum, bum, bum; wheeze, wheeze, wheeze; fen, fen, fen; tinky, tinky, tinky; cr'annch.

Buz, buz, buz; bum, bum, bum; wheeze, wheeze, wheeze; fen, fen, fen; tinky, tinky, tinky; cr'annch.

"Sometime during the morning I climbed one of those bum mounds they call couronnes to see if I could sight any place to get food and drink, preferably drink.

" The answer to this was a characteristic telegram: Furniture on the bum, like everything else.

"Can't help it; this is my chance, an' I'll make them bum fifteen-cent mellings look like a penny a piece afore I gits done with 'em.

They called me a bum and a lot of other bad names, and told me to get out of there or they'd have me thrown in jail.

"'I'm no bum,' I said.

"Your swindling client traded some bum stock in a fake corporation for Bloom's stock, which he received for bona fide services" "Like Elderberry's?" inquired Tutt innocently.

There was none of the other children of us ever seen her unless me; but I used to be glad when I seen her coming up the bum, and would run out and catch her by the hand and the cloak, and call to my mother, 'Here's the Wee Woman!'

Come on, surrah, chill make you vast, bum vay.

We did bum business for fair, but shucks, there ain't five dollars' worth of real money in all of Southern Kansas at no time.

My, I would hate to cast any reflections on the judges, but their choice certainly was bum.

"One must never permit a horse to refuse without punishing bum, for otherwise he may repeat the fault when mounted by a poor rider, and a dangerous accident may follow.

When they came in sight of the carriage, the driver began to bum carelessly to himself, "Who goes there?

They ain't going to be any bum testimony taken in this court.

That bum excuse for a man!

"But between you and me," grumbled the big man, "it looked from the first like a bum game, Fatty.

Why should I throw it away on them bums?" "Because after you've done it, you'll have a dozen men who'll follow you.

[Scot.], whisky, xeres^. drunkard, sot, toper, tippler, bibber^, wine-bibber, lush; hard drinker, gin drinker, dram drinker; soaker [Slang], sponge, tun; love pot, toss pot; thirsty soul, reveler, carouser, Bacchanal, Bacchanalian; Bacchal^, Bacchante^; devotee to Bacchus^; bum [U.S.], guzzler, tavern haunter.

[Fr.], guzzle, swill [Slang], soak [Slang], sot, bum [U.S.], besot, have a jag on, have a buzz on, lush [Slang], bib, swig, carouse; sacrifice at the shrine of Bacchus^; take to drinking; drink hard, drink deep, drink like a fish; have one's swill [Slang], drain the cup, splice the main brace, take a hair of the dog that bit you.

officer, bailiff, tipstaff, bum-bailiff, catchpoll, beadle; policeman, cop

Guess the lamp is on the bum, but you hardly need that.

By a Person of Quality;" a set of eleven Characters appeared in 1675; "A Whip for a Jockey, or a Character of an Horse-Courser," in 1677; "Four for a Penny, or Poor Robin's Character of an unconscionable Pawnbroker and Ear-mark of an oppressing Tally-man, with a friendly description of a Bum-bailey, and his merciless setting cur or Follower," appeared in 1678; and in the same year the Duke of Buckingham's "Character of an Ugly Woman."

This appears at the end of his coach in the shape of a coronet, which his footmen set their bums against, to the great disparagement of the wooden representative.

The people had come in rapidlygiants from the Crab Orchard, mountaineers from through the Gap, and from Cracker's Neck and Thunderstruck Knob; Valley people from Little Stone-Gap, from the furnace site and Bum Hollow and Wildcat, and people from Lee, from Turkey Cove, and from the Pocketthe much-dreaded Pocketfar down in the river hills.

The allusion is to the bum-rolls,stuffed cushions worn by women to make their petticoats swell out.

Stephen Gosson's Pleasant Quippes "If barreld bums were full of ale, They well might serve Tom Tapsters turne.

Some rags and a bum clock.

"It is a bum clock," Stepfather Time reminded him mildly.

My bench was occupied by a bum.

" "He must have a bum one!"

It's the woman's suit-case, and if we can't find out who she is from that, we're pretty bum, eh?" "Looks so, Erie.

How about it?" "Bum steer, chief!

Which in the old days I wouldn't have had a bum like that around my place, but there ain't no choosin' now.

"What'd you do with a bum like that for a cook?" "Pay him wages and keep him around to sing songs.

till they fell, at last, into an indistinguishable jumble and clamor, from which extricated themselves now and again and prevailed, the choruses of "Upidee," and "Bum-bum-bye," with an occasional drum-beat of emphasis given upon the door.

till they fell, at last, into an indistinguishable jumble and clamor, from which extricated themselves now and again and prevailed, the choruses of "Upidee," and "Bum-bum-bye," with an occasional drum-beat of emphasis given upon the door.

When I heard that, I took to my heels till I found myself on the little stool by the fireside with the hamely sound of my mother's wheel bum-bumming in my lug, like a gentle lullaby.

He bums a breakfast off the hotel, stalls 'em on his bill, and then we hit the road, him singing every step of the way and me near dead for sleep.

The Bard, in debt, whom Bailiffs ferret, Despite his poetry and merit, Stops in his quick retreat awhile, And tries the long-forgotten smile; E'en the pursuing Bum forgets His business, and the man of Debts; The one neglecting "Caption""Bail" The other "thoughts of gyves and Jail" So wondrous are the spells that bind The noble and ignoble mind.

I get after the bums and they say, 'Giotto no good; we will kill him.'

" "How so?" "Police and thugs, bums hanging around.

Bum again!

But I'd make a bum husband.

Burns tore up the check before saying, "Now you get out, you bum, and stay out, or take the consequences.

If the cackling of the chickens, the whir of the spinning-wheel, or the "bum bum" of the loom effaced it a moment, she had only to go to some still place, round her hand over her ear, and give the line of a song, andit was ZepherinZepherin she heard.

If the cackling of the chickens, the whir of the spinning-wheel, or the "bum bum" of the loom effaced it a moment, she had only to go to some still place, round her hand over her ear, and give the line of a song, andit was ZepherinZepherin she heard.

The difference was, and is, that the dharma bums smoked and drank and blissfully fornicated under the moonlight that bathed the silvery beaches of 'aparanta' and dreamt of equality and human emancipation (to be fair to many of them).

"I member when they fit here a bum shell fell right in the yard.

No, ja, bum bum!

No, ja, bum bum!

I sez to them: 'You drunken bums, you!

He called upon his companions in the flat-boat, who came instantly to his assistance, and were apparently ready to rescue him from the clutches of this trans-Atlantic bum-bailiff.

Edited by Bums Mantle)

Women are bum newspaper men.

Your honor is a bum.

The bums at sunset.

Manuel Komroff (A); 23Dec63; R328387. That bum Weatherbee.

ยฉ 5Apr38; B373475. William E. Brandon (A); 20Dec65; R376259. Bum room.

Immortal memory, the real Robert Bums.

COCA-COLA CO. Bums, crocks and scuffies.

COPPING, BRUCE G. Bums, crocks and scuffies.

Two bums here would spend freely except for poverty.

The Dodgers: an illustrated story of those unpredictable bums: the Brooklyn Baseball Club.

R637196. Take the bum out.

SEE Roquette-Buisson, vicomtesse de. BUM VOYAGE, a play in one act by Paul Gerard Smith.

R63337. Bum voyage.

Edited by Bums Mantle)

Women are bum newspaper men.

Your honor is a bum.

The bums at sunset.

Manuel Komroff (A); 23Dec63; R328387. That bum Weatherbee.

ยฉ 5Apr38; B373475. William E. Brandon (A); 20Dec65; R376259. Bum room.

Immortal memory, the real Robert Bums.

COCA-COLA CO. Bums, crocks and scuffies.

COPPING, BRUCE G. Bums, crocks and scuffies.

Two bums here would spend freely except for poverty.

The Dodgers: an illustrated story of those unpredictable bums: the Brooklyn Baseball Club.

R637196. Take the bum out.

Duyou little bum youChammerMomserI'll feedle you!"

I don't want no street-bum freshness from you!"

" "Would you shake with a bum?" queried Waco.

Would you mind shakin' hands with a bum?' he says.

The bullet whistled by me for half an hour, chasing the varmints who were chasing each other; bum by, the bullet caught up, went through the whole crowd, and by gum; that 'ere bullet is chasing round that wigwam naouw.

"In the winter," he points out to Sergeant M'Snape, "a body can breathe withoot swallowing a wheen bluebottles and bum-bees.

Nobody to talk with but a couple o' bums.

Guy gave him a queer look from eyes that seemed to bum like red coals, but he said nothing whatever.

And there in the solitude of the night, kneeling beside his dying companion, with his arms uplifted towards the starry firmament, Joe solemnly swore that he would beware of "Bums, Booze and Boxcars", and quit the very people whose acquaintance he had made through Slippery.

They were leading him to the gallows, upon which he had been condemned to expiate his crime, and now on his way to face his doom he had stopped to bid Joe a last farewell, and Joe could distinctly hear his words: "Good-bye, Joe, do not do as I did, who when a youngster ran away from a good home to follow Bums, Booze and Boxcars, but go back to your waiting mother before it is too late, for remember, 'The Wages of Sin is Shameful Death'.

When he came to the scene where he knelt by the side of the flying yegg and solemnly swore to forever quit the path Slippery had shown him, he felt a strange power drag him out of the bed, force him to kneel upon the floor and repeat the sacred promise to shun Bums, Booze and Boxcars and then, when he went again to bed, it was only a few moments until he was soundly sleeping.

While he thus passed the time until he could cross the street, he was accosted by a typical Chicago rum-soaked bum.

"Did you think I did not recognize you?" replied the bum in a most insolent tone while at the same time he pointed his hand at Joe's birthmark.

the bum mocked in a most impudent manner, "a little scared to show up amongst the folks at home with that soiled record chalked behind their honest family name, eh?"

As yet no reply came from the trainman's trembling lips, still under the impression that he was speaking to Joe's twin brother, the bum added, while a most diabolical grin spread over his ugly visage, "Haven't peddled needle cases lately, have you?"

Lew, you seen it?" "Yep." "Some drunken bum do it?" Lew leaned to the ear of the kneeling marshal and whispered briefly.