how to pronounce bums


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the above transcription of bums is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

bums is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of bums in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… up button the plane lifted our bums up …”

meanings of bums


  1. Nickname of the Brooklyn Dodgers, later the Los Angeles Dodgers.


  1. Plural of bum.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bum.

bums frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bums occurs in english on average 1.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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