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  • noun slang An objectionable or foolish person.


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  • (So, basically, the guy who has vowed to have a respectful dialogue with any crumbum Third World dictator is now threatening to steamroll over tweedy American college presidents - but that's another story.)

    Boston Phoenix - 2009

  • Assuming that the intention of “you’re a minority” was what your student perceived it to be, it wouldn’t have been inappropriate for him/her to say to the one who said it, “Hey you crumbum - yeah I’m a minority.

    Can we find a better term for “Marginalized” People? 2006

  • "Don't let this crumbum talk you into doing his dirty work.

    Centennial Michener, James 1974


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