bum's rush


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bum's rush

(bŭmz)
n.
Forcible ejection from a place.

bum's rush

n
1. forcible ejection, as from a gathering
2. rapid dismissal, as of an idea

bum's′ rush′


n.
Slang.
forcible ejection or dismissal.
[1915–20]
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BY ruki sayid Consumer Editor NEW knickers from Marks & Spencer have been given the bum's rush by big pants fans.
On the moonshine You have to feel for these poor stewards who got a close-up view of this West Ham fan mooning Wigan supporters as his side were given the bum's rush in the FA Cup.
WIMBLEDON are long odds-on to get the bum's rush at Wembley against Tottenham (3pm), but at least they can relax and enjoy the view - Saturday's trip to Milton Keynes is the mustn't-lose game.
But the posters have been given the bum's rush by a leading lecturer at Birmingham City University.
Peer and peasant alike, all we got out of three weeks of increasingly desperate calls to British Telecom and to our internet service providers was the bum's rush.
After actor Chris Fountain's offensive alter-ego as rapper The Phantom came to light, he was given the bum's rush and doesn't even warrant an exit scene.
But since getting the bum's rush Faye, from Hednesford, Staffordshire, has landed a new agent and the offers have flooded in.
I left grammar school at 18 to go to university, where the choice of an unsuitable course got me the bum's rush after a year.
Selya also looked at early Tharp dances like Eight Jelly Rolls and Bum's Rush.
Pougatch promptly got the bum's rush from the Beeb's most oustpoken commentator.
Yep, the cold shoulder, the bum's rush, the slamming-the-door-in-the-face before they get the chance to stick a foot in.
They don't resent the presence of the Gideon Bible and they're shrewd enough to see that if it's the Christian faith getting the bum's rush today, it could be their faith tomorrow.