bum-rush

bum-rush

[buhm-ruhsh]
verb (used with object) Slang.
to force one's way into; crash: to bum-rush a rap concert.

Origin:
1985–90

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bum's rush

noun Slang.
1.
forcible and swift ejection from a place: When they began to cause a disturbance, they were given the bum's rush.
2.
any rude or abrupt dismissal: He gave the pesky salesman the bum's rush.

Origin:
1920–25

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

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bum's rush definition


  1. n.
    the ejection of a person from a place. : Give this dame the bum's rush. She can't pay for nothin'.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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