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1. bummer

noun. ['ˈbʌmɝ'] an experience that is irritating or frustrating or disappointing.

Synonyms

  • annoyance
  • irritation
  • botheration

Etymology

  • Bummler (German)
  • bummeln (German)

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Rhymes with Bummer

  • midsummer
  • plummer
  • plumber
  • glummer
  • drummer
  • brummer
  • summer
  • summar
  • sommer
  • somer
  • nemir
  • kummer
  • hummer
  • dummer
  • dumber
  • comer

How do you pronounce bummer?

Pronounce bummer as ˈbəmər.

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Sentences with bummer


1. Noun, singular or mass
One bummer about having heavy furniture is the indentations it leaves in the carpet when you rearrange the room.

Quotes about bummer


1. We're so terrified of death in Western culture that we have to make up a myth of an afterlife. I think there's something to be said for living your life very mindful of the fact that you're going to die because I think you carry yourself differently. It doesn't have to be this big, negative bummer.
- Steve Earle

2. Birthdays could be such a bummer when you were older than the country you lived in.
- Lynsay Sands, A Quick Bite

3. Do you realize that all great literature — "Moby Dick,""Huckleberry Finn,""A Farewell to Arms,""The Scarlet Letter,""The Red Badge of Courage,""The Iliad and The Odyssey,""Crime and Punishment,"the Bible, and "The Charge of the Light Brigade"— are all about what a bummer it is to be a ...human being?
- Kurt Vonnegut

2. bummer

noun. ['ˈbʌmɝ'] a bad reaction to a hallucinogenic drug.

Antonyms

  • refrain

Etymology

  • Bummler (German)
  • bummeln (German)
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