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Bim

/bɪm/
noun
1.
(Caribbean, informal) a native or inhabitant of Barbados
Word Origin
C19: of unknown origin

BIM

abbreviation
1.
British Institute of Management
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Examples from the Web for bim
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  • bim asked of Mr. Biggs, as he was leaving the door with Ann.

    A Man for the Ages Irving Bacheller
  • Mr. bim became grave, for there was no mistaking the task which had been set him.

    The Book of All-Power Edgar Wallace
  • "If you had, you wouldn't expect us to believe it," bim asserted.

    A Man for the Ages Irving Bacheller
  • She dared not look at him, but followed bim's beckoning finger.

    The Book of All-Power Edgar Wallace
  • The white-haired don turned to bim with a gracious spreading of the hands.

    Dust of the Desert Robert Welles Ritchie
  • bim threw an arm over his pals shoulder and accompanied him to his room.

    Dust of the Desert Robert Welles Ritchie
  • Or—he sat up suddenly and threw a bony finger at bim—or he knows somethin about why hes come out here an went an babbled.

    Dust of the Desert Robert Welles Ritchie
  • bim translated to Grant with a questioning tilt of the eyebrows.

    Dust of the Desert Robert Welles Ritchie
  • He did not even greet bim as he passed through the gate, which was unusual; but went direct to Ellis.

    The Clarion Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • bim gently checked him with, The seorita is oppressed with grief.

    Dust of the Desert Robert Welles Ritchie
Slang definitions & phrases for bim

bim

noun

A girl or woman, esp one's girlfriend: John took his bim to a dance (1920s+)

[fr bimbo]

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Related Abbreviations for bim

BIM

Bachelor of Industrial Management
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