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bum·mer

 (bŭm′ər)
n.
1. Slang One that depresses, frustrates, or disappoints: Getting stranded at the airport was a real bummer.
2. Slang An adverse reaction to a hallucinogenic drug.
3.
a. A loafer or idler.
b. A beggar.

[From bum, adj.. Sense 3, probably from German Bummler, loafer, from bummeln, to loaf.]

bummer

(ˈbʌmə)
n
1. an unpleasant or disappointing experience
2. chiefly US a vagrant or idler
3. an adverse reaction to a drug, characterized by panic or fear

bum•mer1

(ˈbʌm ər)

n. Slang.
a person who bums.
[1850–55, Amer.]

bum•mer2

(ˈbʌm ər)

n. Slang.
1. the unpleasant aftermath of taking narcotic drugs, esp. frightening hallucinations.
2. any unpleasant or disappointing experience.
[1965–70; appar. bum1 (adj.) + -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bummer - an experience that is irritating or frustrating or disappointing; "having to stand in line so long was a real bummer"
annoyance, botheration, irritation, vexation - the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
2.bummer - a bad reaction to a hallucinogenic drug
effect - a symptom caused by an illness or a drug; "the effects of sleep loss"; "the effect of the anesthetic"

bummer

noun
1. Slang. A great disappointment or regrettable fact:
Idiom: a crying shame.
2. Slang. One who begs habitually or for a living:
Informal: panhandler.
Slang: moocher.
Translations
harmikurja juttupettymys
गाँडू
گانڈو

bummer

[ˈbʌməʳ] N (= nuisance) → latazo m; (= disaster) → desastre m
what a bummer!¡vaya desastre!

bummer

[ˈbʌmər] n
what a bummer! → quelle poisse!
a bummer of a day → une journée pourrie

bummer

n (inf: = person) → Niete f; what a bummer (= nuisance etc)so ’ne Scheiße (inf); this one’s a real bummerdas kannst du vergessen; I had a bummer of a dayich habe einen total beschissenen Tag gehabt (inf)

bummer

[ˈbʌməʳ] n (fam) → rottura
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It's a bit of a bummer because I had some nice rides coming up.
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It may be a real bummer but she still manages to turn the other cheek and put the bad things well and truly behind her.
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