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bummer

1. noun Someone or something that is unpleasant. This rain is a real bummer—will the sun ever come out again? Stop being such a bummer!
2. noun An unpleasant experience induced by drugs. No, I don't take that stuff anymore—last time was a real bummer.
3. adjective Describing someone or something unpleasant. Oh, it was a bummer party—you didn't miss anything.

bummer

1. and bum trip n. a bad drug experience. (Drugs.) She almost didn’t get back from a bum trip. I had a real bummer on that stuff. I may quit yet.
2. n. a disagreeable thing or person. The game was a bummer you wouldn’t believe.
3. mod. disappointing; unpleasant. I had a real bummer day.

bummer

An unsuccessful, unpleasant, or tedious experience; a failure. At first used to describe a bum trip, a frightening narcotic experience, it was quickly transferred to other kinds of experience. Both rely on the sense of bum meaning “bad,” a usage dating from the late 1800s (see bum steer). For example, “That ball game was a bummer; not only did it rain but we lost.”
References in classic literature ?
A chap looking uncommonly like a bummer. I saw them walk away together from the quay."
He calls it the BUMMER business model, which stands for "Behavior of Users Modified, and Made into an Empire for Rent." A BUMMER business offers you a free service--with Facebook, access to the platform; with Google, free use of the search engine--and in exchange that business gets to collect data about you.
"It is a bummer because the longer you have to wait...I mean, it's a bummer," she told (http://www.eonline.com/ca/news/885792/jordana-brewster-calls-fast-furious-9-delay-a-bummer) E!
The episode kicks off with a bit of Cohen@Mushon's song "Basa," which has the refrain eize basa, or "what a bummer." (The accompanying music video, with its scenes of partying youth, doesn't seem to be much of a bummer at all.) Another song used in the episode is Ha-Dag Nachash's "Lazuz," which gives us mevo'as, another word for feeling bummed or annoyed, as in ze lo meshane she-chavera shelcha mevo'eset, meaining "it doesn't make a difference that your girlfriend is bummed."
''I won't get to pitch, which is a bummer, but that's all right,'' Samardzija said.
JIM FURYK admits his US Open bid became "a bummer" after his latest nightmare.
JUDY MOODY AND THE NOT BUMMER SUMMER PG AN ENDLESSLY annoying tween's fears that she's in for a bummer of a summer is the premise for this terrible film.
"I think that the media puts too harsh of a spotlight on women in general, and I think it's a bummer," Us Magazine quoted him as telling Extra from the NFL Pepsi Smash Super Bowl Bash in Tampa, Florida.
DOES RESEARCH on happiness prove markets are a bummer? Political scientist Benjamin Radcliff of Notre Dame University, summing up his recent studies in Social Forces and the American Political Science Review, says survey research shows that "the more we supplement the cold efficiency of the free market system with interventions that reduce poverty, insecurity and inequality, the more we improve the quality of life."
Personally, I know what a bummer it is to have the earliest curfew, and it's easier if, once in a while, the party ends when you leave.
Each poem is only a page or two long, succinctly defining a given term for lay readers as well as its implications for someone looking to make Moolah and avoid a Bummer. Arranged in alphabetical order by subject, the poems combine to give a refreshing and easy-to-remember introduction to the perils and pitfalls of investing before risking hard-earned dollars.
In the beginning, I'm sure that many merchants were still feeling a little ominous, for business in recent years hasn't been good, as we all know, and Black Friday has been a bummer.
Even so, ecstasy still can be a bummer. Unchallenged research has suggested that long-term ecstasy use erodes people's memories (SN: 5/5/01, p.
What a bummer, as some of my Gen X friends like to say.
Depressed prices and white spot disease have combined to make the shrimp operations a bummer for the company, which is based in North Haledon, New Jersey, USA, but has branches all over the world.