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bumfor bumph (bŭmf)
n. Chiefly British Slang
1. Pamphlets, forms, memorandums, or similar printed matter, especially when considered uninteresting or unimportant.
2. Toilet paper.
1. informal derogatory superfluous documents, forms, publicity material, etc
2. slang toilet paper
[C19: short for earlier bumfodder; see bum1]
1. official notices, memoranda, or the like.
2. Slang. toilet paper.
Bumf, BumphBritish, documents collectively; waste or unnecessary documents collectively, 1899; [short for bumfolder ‘toilet paper’].
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|Noun||1.||bumf - reading materials (documents, written information) that you must read and deal with but that you think are extremely boring|
reading material, reading - written material intended to be read; "the teacher assigned new readings"; "he bought some reading material at the airport"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom