Synonyms for Bum:

adj.

all (adjective)
cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny.

n.

defective, faulty, futile, ineffective, inefficient, pathetic, pointless, purposeless, useless, worthless. appeal, ask for, beg, claim, demand, invite, order, panhandle, plead, request, insist on something. buttock, cheek, diddle, goof, idle, industrious, laze, shirk. bag lady, down-and-out, flotsam, gypsy, homeless, no-good, slug, slugabed, sluggard, stateless, Do-little, Street People. bon vivant, connoisseur, epicure, gadabout, gourmand, gourmet, hedonist, sybarite, voluptuary. deadbeat, lump, parasite, passenger. beggar (noun)
derelict, vagrant.
bottom (noun)
tush.
bum (noun)
backside, behind, bottom, buns, butt, buttocks, cadge, can, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crumb, crummy, derriere, do-nothing, fanny, fundament, grub, hind end, hindquarters, idler, inferior, keister, layabout, loafer, mooch, nates, posterior, prat, puke, punk, rat, rear, rotter, rump, scum bag, seat, skunk, sleazy, so-and-so, sponge, stern, stinker, stinkpot, tail, tail end, tinny, tooshie, tush, rear end.
buttocks (noun)
butt.
idler (noun)
beggar, clock watcher, couch potato, dawdler, drone, freeloader, goldbrick, good-for-nothing, goof-off, idler, layabout, lazybones, lingerer, loafer, loiterer, lounge lizard, mendicant, mooch, moocher, mope, ne'er-do-well, panhandler, scrounger, slacker, slouch, sloucher, slowpoke, sponger, vagrant, wastrel, dilly-dallyer.
person (noun)
crumb, puke, rat, rotter, scum bag, skunk, so-and-so, stinker, stinkpot.
rear (noun)
buttocks.
shirker (noun)
slacker.
slob (noun)
boor, mess, pig, pigpen, slob.
tramp (noun)
derelict, study at tramp.
unfair (noun)
arbitrary, biased, one-sided, partial, unequal, unfair, unjust, unjustified, unreasonable, wrongful.
wanderer (noun)
gadabout.

v.

possession (verb)
cadge, grub, mooch, sponge.

Other synonyms:

bag lady, bon vivant, buttock, connoisseur, deadbeat, down-and-out, epicure, flotsam, gadabout, gourmand, gypsy, hedonist, homeless, slugabed, sluggard, stateless, voluptuary, Do-little, Street People. beg, derelict, parasite, passenger. gourmet, shirk. cadge
mooch.
rear-end
rear end.
solicit
panhandle.
Other relevant words:
appeal, arbitrary, backside, bag lady, beg, behind, biased, bottom, buns, butt, buttock, buttocks, cadge, can, cheap, cheek, cheesy, chintzy, claim, connoisseur, crumb, crummy, deadbeat, defective, demand, derelict, derriere, diddle, do-nothing, down-and-out, epicure, fanny, faulty, flotsam, fundament, futile, gadabout, goof, gourmand, gourmet, grub, gypsy, hedonist, hind end, hindquarters, homeless, idle, industrious, ineffective, inefficient, inferior, invite, keister, laze, lump, nates, no-good, one-sided, order, panhandle, parasite, partial, passenger, pathetic, plead, pointless, posterior, prat, puke, punk, purposeless, rat, rear, request, rotter, rump, scum bag, seat, shirk, skunk, sleazy, slug, slugabed, sluggard, so-and-so, sponge, stateless, stern, stinker, stinkpot, sybarite, tail, tail end, tinny, tooshie, tush, unequal, unfair, unjust, unjustified, unreasonable, useless, voluptuary, worthless, wrongful, Do-little.

Usage examples for bum

  1. " Sometime during the morning I climbed one of those bum mounds they call couronnes to see if I could sight any place to get food and drink, preferably drink. – Alias The Lone Wolf by Louis Joseph Vance
  2. No wonder you're always on the bum for one. – The Happy Family by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  3. Supposin', supposin' you come into the room with that hat on- it's a bum hat, by the way- and some one pipes up; 'Get that at the fire sale? – The Varmint by Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger