bum out

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bum out

1. To discourage or make sad. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "bum" or "out" or after "out." Todd just heard that he didn't get the job, and he's really bummed out. I can't watch the news because it always bums me out.
2. To annoy. My parents were really bummed out when they heard from the principal that I had cut class.
3. To do something badly. I guess I bummed out on the interview because I didn't get the job.
4. To have an unpleasant drug-fueled experience. I don't take that drug anymore because I really bummed out the last time.
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bum out

Sl. to have a bad experience. (Originally referred to a bad experience with drugs.) Are you going to bum out again tonight? Man, is he bummed out!
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bum someone out

Sl. to disappoint someone. This menial job really bums me out. The bad movie bummed out the entire audience.
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bum out

1. Depress, sadden, dispirit, as in He's been really bummed out since his girlfriend moved to California. [Slang; late 1960s]
2. Annoy, irritate, vex, as in That haircut will really bum out his parents. [Slang; c. 1970]
3. Fail badly, as in I got through the midterm, but I bummed out totally on the final exam. This usage is student slang. [Late 1960s]
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bum out

1. in. to have a bad experience with drugs. (Drugs.) I bummed out on angel dust.
2. in. to have any bad experience. The test was horrible. I bummed out, for sure.
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