be given the bum's rush

be given the bum's rush
get/be given/the bum’s rush phrase
to be forced to leave a place where people do not want you
Thesaurus: to force someone to leave a placesynonym
Main entry: bum's rush

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • (the) bum's rush — American, informal the action of getting rid of someone who is not wanted. The photographer was given the bum s rush by two policemen guarding the office. Why do I feel I m getting the bum s rush? Where are you off to? …   New idioms dictionary

  • give somebody the bum's rush — give sb/get the ˌbum s ˈrush idiom (informal, especially NAmE) to force sb/be forced to leave a place quickly • He was soon given the bum s rush from the club. Main entry: ↑bumidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • give get the bum's rush — give sb/get the ˌbum s ˈrush idiom (informal, especially NAmE) to force sb/be forced to leave a place quickly • He was soon given the bum s rush from the club. Main entry: ↑bumidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • the bum's rush — n an unceremonious ejection. This is North American saloon terminology of the early 20th century, referring to barmen or doormen grabbing undesirable custom ers (such as bums) by the collar and the seat of the pants and bodily hustling them out… …   Contemporary slang

  • get the bum's rush — get/be given/the bum’s rush phrase to be forced to leave a place where people do not want you Thesaurus: to force someone to leave a placesynonym Main entry: bum s rush …   Useful english dictionary

  • bum's rush — noun get/be given the bum s rush to be forced to leave a place where people do not want you …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bum's rush — noun Etymology: bum (VII) slang 1. : forcible eviction or dismissal they gave him the bum s rush 2. : any compulsion applied against one s will or before one can consider the significance or consequences of an action * * * Slang …   Useful english dictionary

  • bum's rush — Slang. 1. forcible and swift ejection from a place: When they began to cause a disturbance, they were given the bum s rush. 2. any rude or abrupt dismissal: He gave the pesky salesman the bum s rush. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • bum's rush — UK / US noun get/be given the bum s rush to be forced to leave a place where people do not want you …   English dictionary

  • bum's rush — /bʌmz ˈrʌʃ/ (say bumz rush) Colloquial –noun 1. the peremptory dismissal of an unwanted person. 2. the peremptory rejection of an idea or proposal. –phrase 3. give someone the bum s rush, a. to eject someone forcibly. b. to reject someone, as by… …  

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”