VS.

Bum vs. Bun

Published:

Bumnoun

The buttocks.

‘Okay, everyone sit on your bum and try and touch your toes.’;

Bunnoun

A small bread roll, often sweetened or spiced.

Bumnoun

The anus.

Bunnoun

A tight roll of hair worn at the back of the head.

Bumnoun

A person.

Bunnoun

(Ireland) A cupcake.

ADVERTISEMENT

Bumnoun

A homeless person, usually a man.

Bunnoun

A drunken spree.

Bumnoun

A lazy, incompetent, or annoying person, usually a man.

‘Fred is becoming a bum - he's not even bothering to work more than once a month.’; ‘That mechanic's a bum - he couldn't fix a yo-yo.’; ‘That guy keeps interrupting the concert. Throw the bum out!’;

Bunnoun

A newbie.

Bumnoun

A player or racer who often performs poorly.

‘Trade him to another team, he's a bum!’;

Bunnoun

A buttock.

ADVERTISEMENT

Bumnoun

(colloquial) A drinking spree.

Bunnoun

(informal) vagina

Bumnoun

(dated) A humming noise.

Bunnoun

A rabbit or sometimes a squirrel.

Bumnoun

(obsolete) A bumbailiff.

Bunnoun

marijuana cigarette, joint

ADVERTISEMENT

Bumverb

To sodomize; to engage in anal sex.

Bunnoun

A Korean unit of length equivalent to about 0.3{{nbsp}}cm.

Bumverb

To ask someone to give one (something) for free; to beg for something.

‘Can I bum a cigarette off you?’;

Bunverb

To smoke cannabis.

Bumverb

To stay idle and unproductive, like a hobo or vagabond; to loiter.

‘I think I'll just bum around downtown for awhile until dinner.’;

Bunverb

To shoot.

Bumverb

To wet the end of a marijuana cigarette (spliff).

Bunnoun

any of a variety of slightly sweetened or plain raised cakes or bisquits, often having a glazing of sugar and milk on the top crust; as, a hot cross bun.

Bumverb

To depress; to make unhappy.

Bunnoun

a type of coiffure in which the hair is gathered into a coil or knot at the top of the head.

Bumverb

(intransitive) To make a murmuring or humming sound.

Bunnoun

the buttocks.

Buminterjection

(UK) An expression of annoyance.

Bunnoun

same as blood urea nitrogen; the concentration of nitrogen in blood present in the form of urea; - used as a measure of kidney function.

Bumadjective

Of poor quality or highly undesirable.

‘bum note’;

Bunnoun

small rounded bread either plain or sweet

Bumadjective

Unfair.

‘bum deal’;

Bunnoun

a small cake, typically containing dried fruit

‘a currant bun’;

Bumadjective

Injured and without the possibility of full repair, defective.

‘I can't play football anymore on account of my bum knee.’;

Bunnoun

a bread roll.

Bumadjective

Unpleasant.

‘He had a bum trip on that mescaline.’;

Bunnoun

(in Scotland and Jamaica) a rich fruit cake or currant bread.

Bumnoun

The buttock.

Bunnoun

a hairstyle in which the hair is drawn back into a tight coil at the back of the head.

Bumnoun

A humming noise.

Bunnoun

a person's buttocks.

Bumverb

To make murmuring or humming sound.

Bun

A bun is a small, sometimes sweet, bread-based item or roll. Though they come in many shapes and sizes, they are most commonly hand-sized or smaller, with a round top and flat bottom.

Bumverb

To borrow without intention of returning; to cadge; as, to bum a cigarette; to bum a cup of coffee; - usually with inexpensive items as the object.

Bumnoun

a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible;

‘only a rotter would do that’; ‘kill the rat’; ‘throw the bum out’; ‘you cowardly little pukes!’; ‘the British call a contemptible person a `git'’;

Bumnoun

a disreputable vagrant;

‘a homeless tramp’; ‘he tried to help the really down-and-out bums’;

Bumnoun

person who does no work;

‘a lazy bum’;

Bumnoun

the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on;

‘he deserves a good kick in the butt’; ‘are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?’;

Bumverb

ask for and get free; be a parasite

Bumverb

be lazy or idle;

‘Her son is just bumming around all day’;

Bumadjective

of very poor quality

Bun Illustrations

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons