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bum steer

noun
1.
(slang, mainly US) false or misleading information or advice
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bum steer

noun phrase

Erroneous guidance or advice (1924+)


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bum steer

False or misleading information; poor advice. For example, Gene felt his doctor had given him a bum steer, as he hadn't lost any weight on the diet. [ ; c. 1920 ]
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