Bum

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Negative ConnotationPlay
Describes someone negatively for laziness and reliance on others. SlideDon't be such a bum—go find a job!
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Some may find it offensive. Use with caution in social situations. SlideIt's rude to call someone a bum for needing help.
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Informal and best suited for casual conversation, not formal settings. SlideIn casual talk, he might be called a bum.